The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has launched an online resource to guarantee ‘better’ environmental decision-making by valuing natural capital.
Greater power for tenants, modified succession rules and new guidance for rent reviews are among the changes proposed in the new Agriculture Bill.
Bill requires regular monitoring of supplies and shift from CAP-style subsidies but no gate on lower quality imports
Scientists are replacing crops and livestock with food made from microbes and water. It may save humanity’s bacon
Finnish scientists producing a protein "from thin air" say it will compete with soya on price within the decade.
Knight Frank has completed its latest research into the UK's rural property management sector and how much its staff are paid from maids to farm managers.
Land remains a strong investment option for farmers and non-farmers alike, as values over the year have been steadfast despite a tumultuous background.
The average price of commercial forestry on the market in the UK rose 23% in the year to September 2019, supported by timber prices, government schemes and investor interest.
The amount of farmland that has come on to the market in 2019 in north-east England is down on the previous year but values have remained broadly stable.
Farmers will need to be supported and practical action is needed to target the issue of rural housing, a new report has stated.
Arable land and smaller farms have dominated a busy market in England in recent years, with values being more variable depending on the year and location.
Farmland values in England and Wales have dipped marginally but are still 10% above the level they achieved five years ago, the latest sector figures show.
Five fully-equipped farms and two blocks of bare land have been put on the open market as part of Staffordshire County Council’s plans to sell off part of its estate.
Farmland values in Britain have shown signs of growth for only the second time since March 2015 and buyers remain active in this property sector, the latest analysis shows.
With government policy focused on ensuring local authorities deliver on their new home targets and committed to driving economic development, if your land is on the edge of town, it may have unrealised potential.
The Highlands used to be about grouse shooting and fishing. Now carbon offset and green energy are the thing.
A no-deal Brexit could cost the farming industry £850m a year in lost profits, new research seen by the BBC suggests.
Big Highland estates turn away from driven shooting in the name of rewilding
The most important part of preparing land and property for sale is ensuring everything a potential buyer wants to know is legally documented and presented clearly, say agents.
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