From time to time, our experienced employees take a moment to reflect on recent work, policy news or industry trends. Read what they have to say below and don’t forget, if you’d like to receive updates from us, including new blog posts, recent media coverage, business updates, and more, subscribe to our newsletter

Charlie Ireland

2 min read
A Note From Our Managing Partners

Celebrating one year of Ceres Rural  What a year we have had! It’s hard to believe that Ceres Rural was launched almost a year ago, in March 2021. Our fantastic […]

Ben Bates

1 min read
Farming Transformation Fund -Improving Farm Productivity Grant Summary

The Farming Transformation Fund Improving Farm Productivity theme is designed to support investment that improves farm and horticulture productivity through use of robotic or autonomous equipment and the installation of […]

Charles Garrard

5 min read
The Sustainable Farming Incentive: What’s Been Agreed For 2022

The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) will be open for applications from farmers next year, after details of the first two soil standards and an annual animal health and welfare review […]

Robert Gazely

4 min read
Countryside Stewardship Payment Rate Changes – What do I need to know?

DEFRA have reviewed Countryside Stewardship payment rates for revenue options. The new payment rates will apply from 1st January 2022 and are described by DEFRA as being “based on current […]

Sebastian Murray

1 min read
Ready, Steady, No – Farming Investment Fund Postponed

The much anticipated launch of the new Farming Investment Fund has been postponed by DEFRA until later this month. This is a frustrating and concerning delay in the release of […]

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