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Farm Diversity magazine

Farm Diversity magazine launches to support rural business

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North Yorkshire Farmer tells others to see 'bigger picture' and diversify

A North Yorkshire farmer is investing £350,000 in his new ‘glamping’ venture which has encouraged others to see the ‘bigger picture’ and diversify.

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Sentry

Being an employee owned organisation affords us many opportunities

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Gubbeen cheeses becoming a firm favorite

The Ferguson family are getting the best from the land at Gubbeen Farm. This has always been a driving passion for them!

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Staffordshire Welcomes New Glamping Site!

Wigwam® Holidays Saxon Meadow is a brand new business and is the latest glamping site to open in the Tamworth area.

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Glamping just a few miles from St Andrews!

You only have to wait until 1st June for the grand opening of Wigwam® Holidays Largo Law.

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NORTH NORFOLK FARM NOW A FIRST-CLASS GETAWAY

Top Farm in Marsham began to diversify in the late 1970s, when it became a desirable camping ground. Today, it doesn’t just offer a plot of land on which to pitch up.

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FARMERS FOCUSING ON DIVERSIFICATION IN BREXIT UNCERTAINTY

An increasing number of farmers are choosing to focus their funds and efforts on diversification attempts, as opposed to agriculture itself.

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DERBYSHIRE DIVERSIFICATION PROVES A SUCCESS FOR COUPLE

What began as simply selling eggs from a table on a weekend morning has turned into a hugely successful diversification venture for one Derbyshire farm.

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AHDB WARNS LINCOLNSHIRE FARMERS TO PREPARE FOR A NO-DEAL BREXIT

Around 200 farmers and agriculture business experts at an annual farming conference in Lincolnshire have been urged to be aware of the consequences of a no-deal Brexit and to do what they can to prepare for it.

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TIPS FOR STARTING AN ICE CREAM BUSINESS

Whether you have been in the process of planning your new venture for sometime or you are just starting an ice cream business, Antonelli has the resources, knowledge and experience to help guide you along the way.

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Blueprint Carpentry and Construction - Attending Farm Business Innovation Show 2019

Blueprint Carpentry and Construction announce they will be exhibiting at Farm Business Innovation 2019.

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Farndon Fields tell us how to sell food and drink to the public

Choosing to sell directly to the public is a striking opportunity for farmers who are looking to capture more value of their produce.

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From Cereals to High-Quality Feed

Cereals are being transformed into high-quality animal feed as part of a diversification enterprise.

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Couple smash social media with egg diversification

A couple have gone national with their egg diversification.

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Family Opens Vodka Visitor Experience - From Potatoes to Vodka

A family in Scotland have managed to renovate misshapen potatoes into vodka by opening their own tasting room for visitors on their farm.

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Energy Solutions (UK) Ltd launched its new business division Hybrid Power

New Hybrid Power Division Launches with Wide Product Range for UK & International Applications

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Plastic Solutions Ltd Latest Press Release

Our Exhibitor Plastic Solutions Ltd's reveal their latest Product under Glampsan

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Family Run Farm In Durham Named As A Top UK Visitor Attraction

Hall Hill Farm, the award-winning attraction near Lanchester, is celebrating after being named by VisitEngland as one of its top visitor attractions in the country.

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Wigwam® Holiday Humble Bee Farm is Regional Finalist for Rural Oscar!

Wigwam® Holidays Humble Bee Farm, located at Flixton, near Scarborough, is up for a Rural Oscar, it has been announced.

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Authentic Icelandic yoghurt made in Yorkshire Dales being sold in Harrods

An award winning yoghurt made in the Dales has made it to the shelves in Knightsbridge.

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Newport landowners granted permission to build renewable energy hub to power 15,000 homes

A RENEWABLE energy hub with the potential to power 15,000 homes in South Wales has been given planning permission by the Welsh Government.

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How a dairy farm found salvation in ice cream

Dairy farmers at Churchfields Farm, who were forced to diversify in the wake of the foot and mouth disaster in 2004, have been nominated for a Three Counties Farming Award.

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Reports say more than a quarter of Welsh farmers will diversify after Brexit

More than 25% of Welsh farmers are planning to diversify after Brexit, according to research published by NFU Mutual.

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Success story of diversification from beef to beer for Northern Ireland farmer

Nigel Logan was brewing beer on a small scale to feed his beef cattle on their 140 acre farm in County Antrim.

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Hill farm diversification brings a new breed of holiday cottages to North York Moors

Restoring a 93-acre farm while making the property viable has been a 32 year labour of love for one family.

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New Glamping Site Presented with Prestigious Award!

Wigwam® Holidays Ball Hall Farm, located near the historic city of York, has won a prestigious award.

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Glamping Site Wins Prestigious Business Award!

Wigwam® Holidays Crowtree has just been presented with a prestigious title at the South Holland Business Awards 2018.

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THE LAND APP RELEASES FIRST MULTI-EDITOR FARM MAPPING SOLUTION

The Land App is pleased to announce that it has today released its multi-editor collaboration feature

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A Guide to Developing in Rural and Heritage Settings

E2 Architecture + Interiors offer some initial guidance on how to best approach a project strategically.

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Miscanthus takes centre stage at the Farm Business Innovation Show

Terravesta will be speaking to farmers and landowners about the financial and environmental benefits of growing the crop.

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Dupree Creative Rebrands to Dupree International

The agency behind creative campaigns such as ‘Britain’s Sexiest Cow’ announce a rebrand.

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Hornbeam Win Rural Business Award For Creativity

Hornbeam has won ‘Best Rural Creative or Media-Based Business’ in this year’s Rural Business Awards, East region.

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Naked Flame Eco-Tubs has fast become the chosen supplier to the Holiday Industry

Naked Flame Eco-Tubs is a trusted supplier to companies such as Sykes Cottages, Cool Camping, Wigwam Holidays and Canopy & Stars to name but a few.

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Simplified planning for farm diversification

Birkett's Chloe Glason explains the ins and outs of the Government's Permitted Development Rights introduced in 2014.

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HOW TO PROFIT FROM CLASS Q PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT

Agricultural property owners are generating significant revenue via Class Q permitted development.

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Biomass boilers to save family farm over £7,000 a year

A daily saving of £20 in energy bills has paved the way for a farm park in Tattershall to enhance visitor and animal comfort no matter the season.

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DIVERSIFICATION CAN OFTEN REQUIRE WEARING MANY DIFFERENT HATS

Dupree Creative offer advice on planning your consumer marketing activity and establishing a well thought out strategy for your brand and how to get it to market.

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Rural sector marketing specialists Hornbeam shortlisted for two awards

Specialist marketing and communications agency, Hornbeam, has been shortlisted for two awards in this year’s Rural Business Awards, East region.

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FCN launches Partner Logo for businesses supporting latest fundraising initiative.

Farming Community Network working with thelandsman to launch latest fundraising campaign, and is looking for industry partners at the Farm Business Innovation Show to help deliver this initiative.

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Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest – Brand New Glamping Site Opening 22/10

In the heart of Charnwood Forest, you’ll find autumn leaves, peaceful trees – and six state-of-the-art glamping cabins!

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Large-scale solar makes comeback & presents income opportunities for landowners

As costs decline and energy prices rise, large-scale solar projects are becoming viable again. Landowners should act fast to secure rental agreements.

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Lincolnshire Based Creative & Brand Development Agency Shortlisted for Rural Business Awards

Dupree International have been shortlisted for Best Rural Creative or Media-based Business!

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Cash In On Farms Being In Favour, Urges Pitchup.com

Farm-based campsite break bookings increase by a third in 2018

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Continuing Brand Brilliance – Wigwam® Holidays at the Farm Business Innovation Show

Following a challenging start to the year (remember the Beast from the East?), Wigwam® Holidays has gone from strength to strength in 2018.

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Glamping and camping businesses missing out on early bookings, leading website warns

Early holiday bookings rise for next season but, industry experts warn, not all businesses are ready.

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BIDWELLS - The Agriculture Bill 2018

The government’s long-awaited Agriculture Bill, which sets in train the biggest reform to the farming subsidy system for a generation, received its first reading on 12 September.

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FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS & MAXIMISE INCOME IN NEXT ISSUE OF RURAL VIEW MAGAZINE

Carter Jonas is working with clients to identify ways of maximising revenue from their land and assets.

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Diversification from traditional farming enterprises supports viability

Alternative revenue streams can be anything from glamping to renewable energy.

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Scotland’s first potato vodka producer granted £150,000 investment to build visitor centre on farm

Ogilvy Vodka unveil plans for brand new visitor centre on Angus farm.

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WHAT’S BREWING? IT COULD BE YOUR NEXT VENTURE

The UK’s love affair with coffee shows no signs of letting up, so why not take advantage by setting up a container café on your land?

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Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest – Brand New Glamping Site Open Day

Wigwam® Holidays Charnwood Forest is the first Wigwam® Site to open in Leicestershire and will host its Open Day on Saturday 29th September, from 2pm.

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New Glamping Website Gets Major Boost From National Press

New website glampingly.co.uk receives major press coverage in first five months since its launch.

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First grand show from the SPAB this September!

Full of information and inspiration the SPAB's Old House Show is a rare opportunity to explore the best in building conservation brought together under one roof.

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Farm business hub goes from Strength to Strength

Family has always been at the heart of Orton Grange Farm’s diversification and 14 years on from the sites original launch, 2018 has been the busiest yet.

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Branding Is More Than Just A Logo

With consumers spending more and more time online and on social media, businesses are needing to find new and exciting ways to connect with existing and potential consumers.

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New farm park visitor attraction set to open in Scotland

A Cardross business and visitor attraction has been granted permission to open a new farm park.

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Dawnay Estates wins Award Recognising Achievements in Land Diversification

The award recognises the Estates’ drive to conserve, diversify and regenerate the environment.

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Diversification of sixth-generation farm introduces Luxury glamping pods

Mr. & Mrs. Slater knew they would need to diversify in order to survive as modern farmers.

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Celebrity Farmer Jimmy Doherty aims to help farmers diversify post-Brexit

Jimmy Doherty will be investigating different ways farmers can plan diversification activities to support their farms after Brexit

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Farm plans to become Scotland’s first producer of Buffalo Mozzarella

A Buffalo Farm in Kirkcaldy has been awarded £500,000 from the Scottish Government Fund

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Naked Flame have got it covered….

Naked Flame Eco-Tubs Ltd have got together with Garden Room Masters to provide a unique outdoor covered space.

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New Glamping Site at Builth Wells

Wigwam® Holidays Builth Wells will welcome their first guests on Friday 20th July 2018.

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Derbyshire farm plans to diversify into new boutique hotel and sheep dairy

Proposals have been put forward to councilors in Derbyshire, for a historic farm to be converted into a new hotel, restaurant and sheep dairy.

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Gin and Vodka Distillery to open on a Potato Farm

In the middle of his Potato farm in Cornwall, Steve Dustow is going to open the county’s first gin and vodka distilling operation.

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Canal boats could be diversified into farmland holiday homes

Plans have been submitted to put two canal boats on farmland to be used as holiday accommodation.

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BRAND NEW GLAMPING SITE TO OPEN NEAR YORK LATER THIS MONTH

Luxury glamping cabins, a beautiful lake, and peaceful woodland all waiting to be discovered at Wigwam® Holidays Ball Hall Farm.

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BATTERY STORAGE: AN OVERVIEW

Energy storage continues to be one of the most popular renewable energy diversifications, with the industry expected to continue its growth in 2018/19.

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GLAMPING INDUSTRY CONTINUES TO BOOM

The Glamping boom has paved the way for a new standard of high-end, architect-designed accommodation.

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FROM HONESTY BOX TO THRIVING BUSINESS!

After opening in 2013, family-run farm shop and café 'Oakes Farm Shop' is looking to expand.

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TOM KEMP DIVERSIFIES LAND INTO ONE OF THE BEST GYMS IN THE WORLD!

Essex farmer’s son and personal trainer Tom Kemp has taken agriculture’s relationship with exercise to an intense new level.

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FARMER PLANS TO DIVERSIFY THROUGH CONVERTING BARN INTO KENNELS

Robert Fitton, who leases Moss Hall Farm in Bolton is hoping to get permission to convert one of its 3 barns into boarding kennels.

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Lincolnshire alpaca farm announces visitor attraction diversification strategy

The plans include a visitor centre built out of shipping containers, alongside a shop showcasing Meadow Farm alpaca products and a cafe.

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Three Weeks Left to Enter the 2018 Rural Business Awards!

Winning an RBA can be a great way to help grow your business, so here’s why you should enter before 31st May.

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Government criticised for holding back the modern rural economy

Planning policy reforms will fail to meet the needs of a diverse business landscape, restricting rural growth and innovation.

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Daffodils grown by Welsh sheep farmer have potential to save millions of Alzheimer’s sufferers

Daffodils grown in the Black Mountains in Wales have been found to produce abnormally high levels of Galantamine.

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Wigwam Holidays Opens brand New Great Tregath Glamping Site

King Arthur Legend Goes Hand-in-Hand with Surfing at Brand New Glamping Site!

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2017 estimates show farming incomes have surged by 41 percent to £6 Billion

The dramatic rise in farming income has been attributed to increased productivity, fueled by innovation.

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PM Opens the UK’s first Biomass Training Facility at a Further Education College

The Energy Centre at BCA is the UK’s first renewable energy training facility at a Further Education college.

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Castle Toward secures multi million pound diversification investment

Landmark Scottish estate set to transform into major events destination.

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