What does the future hold with regards to farm subsidies? An answer to which we unfortunately do not know in detail but by the time you are reading this, we may have some more political certainty as to who will be controlling farm subsidies going forward.
Professional Services News
Welcome to the Kivells Professional Services Autumn 2019 Newsletter. Summer 2019 has hopefully been a busy and successful season with generally favourable weather conditions during harvest. Despite some recent poor weather we hope mother nature will provide some finer weather to allow Autumn crops to be tilled.
For an established farming business, housing two generations of a family on the farm can provide problematic when there is only one farmhouse. In this instance there are two main options, either the construction of a new agricultural workers dwelling or alternatively, the change of use of an agricultural building to a dwelling under Class Q.
Swaling contractor needed for a four year contract at Common Moor, Putford.
Reference and details of experience wil be required.
Tenders close 5 pm Friday 6th September 2019.
Please contact Lisabeth Miller at Holsworthy Livestock Market on 01409 253275 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and information on how to apply.
It is that time of year again, in the aftermath of Basic Payment Scheme applications, that our thoughts start turning Countryside Stewardship and what it may be able to offer landowners on top of their subsidy payments, for preserving and enhancing the environment.
It is often the case authorities and utility companies require access onto privately owned or tenanted land to provide and maintain much needed public services. Often access or entry is commonly achieved by negotiation between both parties, but compulsory purchase powers are exercised in some circumstances.
I heard recently that a Tenant was walking away from his Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 Tenancy recently and I quizzed him to see whether he knew what he was giving away. I suggested he didn’t know how lucky he was to have lifetime security, potential rights of succession for future generations, and a protected rent review formula.
Often farms or land are offered on the market with telecommunications equipment, typically masts erected by mobile phone operators. Other equipment may include underground fibre optic cables, or fibre optic cables on electricity pylons, which attract an annual rent or termed wayleave payment.