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Rural Professional News

  • New £80m Funding Package Allocated to Welsh Farmers

    11th Dec 2018

    Rural Affairs Secretary, Lesley Griffiths, has announced today an £80million lifeline is being offered to Welsh farmers. The funding will enable the extension of Glastir agreements, the continuation of the Farm Business Grant, a further round of the Glastir Small Grants and an additional £16million for the Sustainable Production Grant.

  • Royal Welsh Winter Livestock & Carcass Auctions

    21st Nov 2018

    At the Royal Welsh Showground Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys LD2 3SY

    McCartneys are once again the official auctioneers to the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

  • McCartneys Named Best Professional Services Business at Rural Business Awards Ceremony.

    16th Oct 2018

    McCartneys LLP have been named Best Professional Services Business at the 2018 Midlands Rural Business Awards.

    Beating stiff competition from a wide geographical area stretching from the welsh borders in the west to Lincolnshire in the east, they saw off four other finalists to clinch the award.

  • Dying for Food

    4th Oct 2018

    UK Agriculture contributed around £10.3 billion to GDP in 2017, up some 20%, but at its most basic level it provides nearly 50% of the food we eat here in the UK.

  • 69 Acre Farm For Sale in Welshpool

    3rd Oct 2018

    McCartneys are pleased to be favoured with instructions to offer for sale by private treaty the holding known as Fron Grian, Cefn Coch, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 0AG

     

  • RPA Takes over Delivery of Countryside Stewardship. Is It Good News for Applicants and Claimants? Time Will Tell...

    3rd Oct 2018

    Natural England has attracted widespread negative attention over recent years, and rightly so. The organisation has failed to process applications, failed to provide agreements within the agreed timescales and critically failed to make the deserved payments to claimants. This has led to Natural England being a highly unorganised organisation and resulted in turmoil.

  • Property & Land Auction Press Release

    3rd Oct 2018

    McCartneys report another excellent land auction at The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells on Thursday 27th September 2018.

  • Rare Opportunity to Purchase a Good Quality Small Stock Farm on the Edge of a Village

    26th Sep 2018

    McCartneys are grateful to be favoured with instructions to offer for sale the charming and attractive small farm known as Old Court. Located in a most beautiful part of south Montgomeryshire, the sale presents a prime opportunity to acquire a small farm with potential and diversification opportunities.

  • So Easy to Forget!

    10th Sep 2018

    The bureaucracy and red tape attached to the food production chain is now daunting when one remembers that farming is growing and rearing food to eat.  It seems that every possible interest group, quango, government department has to have an input.  Nor must we forget all the law and regulation that exists which governs food production.  The whole thing is becoming more complicated as every year goes by and there must be a huge amount of duplication.

  • Basic Payment Scheme 2018/2019

    7th Sep 2018

    Autumn planting if not already started will soon be in full swing. The earlier dry conditions made for most farmers to enact an early harvest.