Sentry Conference 2019

The 2019 Sentry Farming Conference at Newmarket enjoyed a full capacity agricultural audience with much to think about with an eclectic array of speakers, stressing the need for change with the tough challenges ahead posed by Brexit. Australian Farmer and Nuffield Scholar, Randall Wilksch, suggested there is a lack of female farmers, particularly within the […]


Environmental Land Management Scheme

Brexit is the word of the moment that we are probably all a little tired of hearing. However its impact on agriculture and farm businesses must not be overlooked. Currently, the Basic Payment Scheme will continue largely unchanged for 2019 and 2020 with potentially some simplifications. However, from 2021 we could enter a transition period, […]


Abstraction Licence Blog

In December 2017 DEFRA published the ‘Water Abstraction Plan’, aiming to approach water abstraction in a more environmental and sustainable way. In this document, DEFRA sets out its intentions to reform water abstraction and roll out a new, modernised scheme by 2021. As a result of this paper being published and reviewed, abstraction licences will […]