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

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 […]

Jock Willmott

8 min read
Agronomy Update – Autumn 2021

We have four potential days of fieldwork left before the rain resumes, with the now familiar anxiety about getting back on the land to finish off this seasons winter drilling.  […]

Jock Willmott

0 min read
OSR – Plans For The Season Ahead

Ceres Rural lead technical agronomist and Partner Jock Willmott recently spoke with Dr Aoife O’Driscoll to discuss the 2021 growing season and planning for the season ahead.

Zoe Brooks

2 min read
Mid-Tier CSS – Deadline to Request Application Packs For 2022 Scheme Year

As we approach the 2021 Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) application deadline, many farmers and landowners are weighing up the options available to them for the management of their farmed and […]

Ben Amos

2 min read
Lump Sum Exit Scheme – Should I Stay or Should I go Now?

On the 19th May 2021, DEFRA released plans detailing how farmers wishing to retire from the agricultural sector may take their future BPS payments upfront.  These plans are laid out in DEFRA’s consultation due to […]

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