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

Jock Willmott

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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

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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

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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 […]

Charles Garrard

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Countryside Stewardship Mirror Agreements – Reflecting on the Opportunity

Many farmers and landowners who have Countryside Stewardship (CS) schemes coming to an end this year will have been contacted about the opportunity to renew under what are being referred to as ‘mirror agreements’. The […]

Jock Willmott

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Managing Break Crops & Planning for Harvest 2022

Oilseeds: Rape – where its good its good and where it’s bad its bad, for many this is within the same field making it difficult to get excited about the […]

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