The new Agriculture Bill was published by the government on 12 September. This bill in its final form as a new Act of Parliament, will create the basis for the government’s policy for Agriculture in the UK in the post Brexit, post-Common Agricultural Policy, environment. It is the first such UK document, not only since the Agriculture Act of 1947.
There has been a considerable investment by farmers into poultry units over the last five years driven by good returns and an increasing demand for free range eggs. In this edition, we look into the approach needed to set up a poultry enterprise.
Letting out under-used farm buildings for business purposes can be a great way to diversify and increase income. However, commercial leases have the potential to cause major issues if the agreed terms do not turn out to be suitable for the landlord's requirements.