Posts Categorized: Adkin News

Farming and Property Bulletin – May 2019

General Licenses to Control Birds On 25th April, Natural England revoked the three General Licenses which allow for the control of certain wild birds including crows, magpies and pigeons amongst others. This meant that as from 25th April, anyone found shooting these birds could be committing a criminal offence. May 2019

The BPS Deadline has now passed

BPS DEADLINE & AMENDING APPLICATIONS  The deadline for 2019 BPS applications, 15th May, has now passed. However, should you need to amend your application there are still options.  You can make some amendments up to 31st May 2019 without a penalty if the original 2019 application was submitted prior to the 15th May deadline. These… Read more »

Julian Sayers, Chairman of the Tenancy Reform Industry Group

New proposals to boost security for tenanted farmers 12 week consultations launched in England and Wales to seek views on reforms to agricultural tenancy legislation Published 9 April 2019 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and Robert Goodwill MP Plans to modernise and update agricultural tenancy legislation have been published today (Tuesday 9… Read more »

Agency Review 2018/19

Our Publication, Agency Review 2018/19, summarises the market position as well as showcasing some of our Agency achievements during the last year. Agency Review 2018/19

Report on 2019 Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The 58th Adkin Annual Sale of Hay & Straw is the second to be held in conjunction with Thimbleby & Shorland, for the express purpose of maintaining this important service to the farming community. The sale was held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 15th January 2019 and met with a lively trade for hay, but… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – November 2018

BPS 2018 Payments and Exchange Rate The exchange rate for 2018 BPS payments has been set at €1 = £0.89281. This is 0.2% lower than last year’s exchange rate. The Rural Payments Agency has now announced the Entitlement Values for the 2018 year at: – Non-SDA (Severely Disadvantaged Area) €181.39 – SDA €180.00 – SDA… Read more »

Welcome back Jenna Wald

Adkin are pleased to welcome Jenna Wald back as part of our team, on a temporary basis, following her time in Australia where she hopes to return next year.