Funding for contractors

The recent launch of the final round of Countryside Productivity Grants brought another shudder from agricultural contractors as, yet again, they were specifically excluded from applying. Agricultural contractors operate as ‘farmers without land’ and are land managers, advisors and protectors of the countryside, providers of skilled labour and suppliers of Read more…

Teamwork is vital

As the industry moves rapidly towards a post-Brexit world, it will become increasingly important that contractors and farmers work in partnership. Teamwork will be necessary to ensure that duplication is avoided, and that efficient streamlining takes place as the single farm payment starts to taper. Farms will need to take Read more…