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Successful sale of productive South Shropshire agricultural land

A substantial block of productive agricultural land has been sold in South Shropshire by Davis Meade Property Consultants (DMPC).

Seek advice over hosting new telecoms masts

Farmers and landowners in Wales who are approached about accommodating new Emergency Services Network (ESN) masts on their land are being urged to take advice from their agent before making any commitment.

Landlords should exercise caution over farm rent increases

With farm-gate commodity prices remaining exposed to significant volatility and Brexit negotiations putting a damper on confidence, an increase in farm rents could be extremely difficult for tenants this year.

Window opens for Glastir Advanced environmental scheme

Farmers in Wales are being reminded that the Expression of Interest window for Glastir Advanced 2019 will open on September 18 and will close at midnight on October 20, 2017.

Funding for farmers and foresters in Wales

Farmers and foresters in Wales are being encouraged to work together to innovate new ideas and processes that will improve efficiency in their businesses.

Glastir Woodland Creation

Farmer and landowners in Wales looking to plant trees have until August 25 to apply for funding under Glastir Woodland Creation Scheme. The fifth window for Expressions of Interest (EOI) in Glastir Woodland Creation will close at midnight August 25 2017.

Boundary Disputes – avoid them if you can

There are many ways a boundary dispute can arise with a neighbour, and unfortunately, they can quickly get out of hand.

Check rural tenancies are registered with the Land Registry

Farmers and landlords are being reminded of their legal obligation to register rural tenancies with the Land Registry. Failure to do so could cause problems over break rights, serving of notices, enforcement of covenants and rights to end a tenancy.

New land agent appointed at Davis Meade Property Consultants

A qualified chartered surveyor who has worked with large estates in the East Midlands and Northern England has been appointed land agent with Davis Meade Property Consultants in Shropshire.

Southern Shropshire LEADER Programme

The next round of funding will open on Friday 9 June 2017. Expressions of Interest (EOI) will need to be submitted by Friday 21 July 2017. If your EOI is deemed to be eligible and meets the local priorities of the Southern Shropshire LEADER Programme, you will be invited to the Full Application (FA) stage.

Grants available for sustainable management projects

Grants of up to £700,000 are available in Wales under the Sustainable Management Scheme which will provide financial support for a range of activities that will improve the management of natural resources and contribute to the well-being of rural communities.

Changes ahead for tenants’ repairs and maintenance obligations

The Welsh government is to review the statutory repair and maintenance obligations of landlords and tenants in agricultural tenancies.

Free professional advice at agricultural shows this summer

Farmers visiting agricultural shows this summer are invited to visit Davis Meade Property Consultants on their stand for free advice on issues concerning them such as Brexit, tenancy matters or compensation claims.

Allow plenty of time to apply for environmental grants

Farmers in England are being invited to apply for environmental grants under Countryside Stewardship.

Productive South Shropshire agricultural land on market

A substantial block of productive agricultural land is on the market in South Shropshire through Davis Meade Property Consultants (DMPC).

Farmer business grant available in Wales

Farmers in Wales have the chance to apply for capital grants under the new Farm Business Grant Scheme.

Know your rights to compensation

A public inquiry into plans for the A487 Caernarfon to Bontnewydd bypass in Gwynedd is scheduled to start on June 13 and farmers should be aware of their rights to compensation if the road finally gets the go ahead.

Cross Compliance

We understand that the agricultural regulations will survive unchanged beyond 2019. All European law will be bundled together into one package, adopted into UK law and reviewed, repealed and amended after that date.

Match-making service links new entrants with farmers looking to wind down

In a new Welsh Government initiative, would-be farmers in Wales are being given the opportunity to link up with farmers looking to wind down or with land to spare.

10 downing Street

A Shropshire chartered surveyor was recently invited to a meeting at No 10 Downing Street to help government advisers find ways to speed up house building.

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