Routes into farming
The future of farming: The basic payment will be phased out in coming years and will result in a massive restructure of the industry, opening up new opportunities for forward-thinking farmers. We examine how the industry needs to restructure.
Fresh Opportunities: Find out how share farming and other joint ventures can provide a route into the sector for new entrants, while also facilitating retirement plans for the older generation.
Securing a tenancy without a farming background: Hear from one young farmer’s journey from having no farming background to securing an arable tenancy in Cambs.
Building your route into a tenancy: Running a contracting business enabled one entrepreneur to build a high-tech machinery fleet before taking on a 250ha arable tenancy where he is able to apply his own precision technology alongside a knowledge sharing hub.