The devil is in the detail with contracts

2:27pm Friday 3rd May 2013

Years ago Contract Farming Agreements (CFAs) and Share Farming Arrangements (SFAs) were common place in Devon and Cornwall , used primarily to avoid the constraints of the 1986 Agricultural Holdings Act.

Cleanearth Energy – A leading renewable energy company

South West Farmer: Cleanearth Energy – A leading renewable energy company

1:02pm Monday 25th February 2013

Established in the South West, Cleanearth Energy are a leading commercial renewable energy installer, partnering with and supporting farms like yours.

Southern Wind Power: Still time to benefit from FIT

8:30pm Wednesday 30th January 2013

Whilst many farmers benefit from a wind turbine, those who use rather than export the electricity they generate would benefit most – e.g. dairy farmers.

Acorus: What to do with an agricultural occupancy condition

6:50am Tuesday 29th January 2013

Agricultural ties and occupancy conditions are imposed on properties for agricultural workers when first permitted. They will remain on the property irrespective of changes to the farm which ensures the dwelling is available to the wider “agricultural community”.

ADF Milking: Roadshows will throw light on milking success stories

7:00pm Monday 28th January 2013

ADF Milking has announced that The Route to Efficiency Roadshow will be coming to a farm near you in February.

Improve respiratory health with ventilated walls

8:40am Thursday 24th January 2013

Horse owners or yard managers could dramatically improve their animals’ respiratory health by installing an innovative perforated wall on stabling and indoor schools.

Early maturing maize variety Yukon delivers ‘phenomenal starch yields’

South West Farmer: Yukon seed drilling-MVF trial site

1:16pm Monday 21st January 2013

Early maturing maize variety Yukon is quickly establishing itself as a firm favourite for livestock farmers, thanks to its earliness and potential to deliver ‘phenomenal starch yields’. It has performed exceptionally well in Mole Valley Farmer’s maize trial located in Cornwall. However, to maximise yields of any maize variety, it’s essential to also pay attention to soil nutrition and structure, says MVF agronomist Graham Ragg.

Early maturing maize variety Acumen comes highly recommended

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Solicitors supporting agricultural businesses

4:17pm Friday 4th January 2013

From CAP reform to exploiting new opportunities like renewable energy, agricultural businesses need the best legal advice now more than ever before.

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