Average values for prime arable land increased by 1.9% to £7,800 per acre across Great Britain during Q1 of this year outperforming the residential property of prime central London (1.5%) for the same period. This growth exceeds that for the same quarter of last year, writes Christopher Miles of land agents Savills.
Farm leader Peter Kendall has accused the government of stifling investment in on-farm water storage and embarking on a policy that will force farmers to needlessly replace farm buildings.
ANTICIPATED cuts to feed-in tariffs will kill off interest among farmers in solar energy schemes, rural leaders have warned.
LINCOLNSHIRE Agricultural Society is to sell off 70 acres of farmland to fund a major investment at its Grange de Lings country showground.
THE government is to review the way it rewards farmers who generate renewable energy.
LAND prices continued to rise in the final quarter of 2010 as supply remained tight.
A FARMING couple have been inspired by their autistic son give children with learning disabilities and special needs beneficial rural experiences.
SAVILLS has confirmed the sale of Avenue Farm, Fenton, near Warboys, Cambridgeshire.
SAVILLS has confirmed the sale of Park Farm, Bylaugh, Norfolk.
TWO Suffolk residential farms, both enjoying stunning locations, have been launched on to the market by Brown & Co.