Countryside Stewardship Scheme - Act Now

Jo Edwards discusses why now is the best time to take advantage of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme. Now that we have passed the Basic Payment Schem...
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The Dairy Response Fund 2020

The Dairy Response Fund 2020 is now open for applications.This fund has been set up by DEFRA to help dairy farmers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.T...
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A66 Trans-Pennine Road Project

Following recent announcements relating to the A66 Trans-Pennine Project, David Stout discusses the implications of the scheme.As many will be aware, ...
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New Funding to Help Dairy Farmers

This week the Government have announced new funding to help dairy farmers who have been affected during the Covid 19 outbreak.The fund will allow farm...
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DEFRA Announces Extension to BPS & Grant Schemes

The Government has confirmed the window to submit applications for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) and make a claim for Countryside Stewardship (CS), E...
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Coronavirus Update

At PFK we aim to continue our service as best we can during this difficult time.Whilst will we continue to monitor the situation and take guidance fro...
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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Click the link below for our Spring Newsletter:Land Agency Spring Newsletter 2020 For any queries, contact 01768 866611 or email: landagency@pfk....
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Getting Organised for the Grass Letting Season

The Grass Letting season is fast approaching, here are some key facts you may want to consider if letting your land on a grazing licence.Grazing licen...
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Is your septic tank legal?

New septic tank regulations became effective from 1 January 2020.If you have an old style septic tank – a tank like structure which discharges waste o...
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Hedgerow and Boundary Grant Scheme

The RPA have announced that the Hedgerow and Boundary grant scheme will open for applications on Tuesday 11th February 2020 and close on Friday 1st Ma...
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Agriculture Bill Updates

As you will have seen in the agricultural press recently, the Agriculture Bill was set before parliament on 16th January and this will give the necess...
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To Let - Land at West View, Temple Sowerby

An opportunity to rent grazing and arable land located in and around Temple Sowerby extending in total to 153.51 acres (62.13 ha) of thereabouts as a ...
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A New Year, in more ways than one

As a New Year begins, David Stout talks about the opportunities that come with it…A new year and a new decade brings with it a genuine feeling of incr...
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All of a sudden it is that time of year again – where has the last 12 months gone…

This week, Jo Edwards MRICS speaks about why December is the most important time of the year for more than one reason..All of a sudden it is that time...
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Protecting the Value of your Future

It’s time to get savvy with planning the protection of your future. Pension planning, life insurance both have their place, but protecting the future ...
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RPA announce 2019 BPS payment rates

Today the RPA have announced the payment rates for the 2019 BPS. BPS 2019 Entitlement Values:- Non-SDA - €182.70 (2018 - €181.39) SDA non-Moorland - €...
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£35million Rural Growth Programme Grants Announced

DEFRA have announced that £35m of funding is available for its Rural Growth Programme Grants.The grants provide funding for rural businesses to create...
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Lake District Livestock Judging Evening 2019

PFK Land Agency are pleased to be sponsoring the Lake District Livestock Judging Evening held by Penrith & District Farmers Mart in conjunction wi...
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RICS Rural Conference 2019

Last week PFK Land Agents attended the RICS Rural Conference which took place at Hexham Auction Mart. Particular highlights were from Michael Watson’s...
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2019 BPS Exchange Rate Confirmed

The 2019 BPS exchange rate has been confirmed as €1 = £0.89092. The rate is set by taking the average of the European Central Bank exchange rates set ...
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