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Units available to rent near Prestbury, GL52

Carver Knowles are delighted to bring to the rental market two units at Longmeade Farm, Gravel Pit Lane, Prestbury, GL52 3NQ.                         Units 5 and 6 are available together or separately and available for B1 Light Industrial use. All enquiries are invited and flexible […]

Posted on September 29th, 2023 by

Calf Housing Grant now open for Stage 1

The Rural Payments Agency have released details of a new Calf Housing Grant, with Stage 1, the online checker now available. The grant is offering up to 40 % of all eligible costs to build, upgrade or replace calf housing buildings. The aim of the grant is to improve calf welfare by providing housing with […]

Posted on September 12th, 2023 by

SFI Due to Open in September

DEFRA have now announced that farmers who have expressed an interest to apply, can sign up for the Sustainable Farming Incentive from Monday 18th September 2023. Expressions of interest can be registered online from today (30th August) through the Rural Payments Service. Carver Knowles have undertaken a number of SFI reviews and are able to […]

Posted on August 30th, 2023 by

NFU’s Annual Conference in Pershore

Carver Knowles are delighted to be supporting the Pershore and Upton-on-Severn Branch of the NFU at their annual conference. The Pershore Conference will be held at No.8, High Street, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 1BG on Thursday 18th January 2024, arrive 7.15pm for 7:30 pm. This years’ topic is ‘Leading from the Front’. Speakers will be Minette Batters (Farmer, […]

Posted on November 15th, 2023 by

Welcoming Sam Carter to the Team!

We are delighted to have Sam Carter join us on a part-time basis, having previously worked for a large national firm. Sam joins us as a Senior Land Agent and RICS Registered Valuer. Sam graduated with a Masters in Real Estate from the Royal Agricultural University in 2016, before successfully passing her RICS exams in […]

Posted on November 15th, 2023 by

Countryside Stewardship 2023: 2 weeks left to apply!

The application window for Countryside Stewardship 2023 ends on the 18th August 2023. Whilst we are still busy making Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship applications for our clients, recent scheme changes have meant more of our clients are now opting to wait for the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) instead. Whilst Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship still has a place […]

Posted on August 4th, 2023 by

An Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive

Following the complete version of the Sustainable Farming Incentive 2023 being released in June of this year, this month we are expecting the staggered roll out of the SFI to start. There will be 23 SFI actions for farmers to choose from, with a “pick and mix” choice to suit their farming system. Many of […]

Posted on August 1st, 2023 by

For Sale: Land at Hasfield

Carver Knowles are delighted to offer to the market approximately 11.93 acres of pasture land off the Hasfield Road at Hasfield, Gloucestershire. The land provides an excellent block of pasture but equally could lend itself to arable cropping, or equestrian or amenity uses (subject to planning). We are advised that mains water is connected. The […]

Posted on April 5th, 2023 by

Animal Health and Welfare Grant Now OPEN!

Posted on March 23rd, 2023 by

Farming Equipment & Technology Fund – What’s new?

Alex Stafford Clark takes a look at some of the finer detail of the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund Round 2.  The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF) is opening for Round 2 and while the essence of the grant remains the same, there are some exciting developments. Unlike Round 1, the FETF 2023 has […]

Posted on February 24th, 2023 by