Barbers Rural News

  • Welsh rape seed oil on supermarket shelves.

    19th MayPosted by Louise Taylor

    Asda is now stocking rape seed oil which has been grown, pressed and bottled in North Wales. It is deemed to be an excellent example of how the Rural Development Plan has supported the development of a new product with real economic benefits Read more

  • Milk prices to increase this summer

    18th MayPosted by Louise Taylor

    The Dairy Group are predicting sharp increases in milk prices this summer with milk prices already up 2.35p a litre on the year.  However this is still 0.96p per litre behind October 2009 prices.  Read more

  • Farmers report that this year's SFP has been a nightmare

    18th MayPosted by Louise Taylor

    Many farmers have found completing this year's SFP forms considerably more complicated due to the RLR remapping exercise.  We  have successfully completed and submitted nearly 200 forms this year on behalf of clients and can offer a 'pain free' solution to your SFP problems next year.  Read more here

  • Wiseman's profits up 60%

    18th MayPosted by Louise Taylor

    Robert Wiseman have a state of the art transfer station at Market Drayton to the rear of the Livestock Market, and have announced increased profits.  Many of Barbers Rural's clients are suppliers to Wisemans.

    Click here to read more

  • NVZ areas change. A 9% reduction is announced.

    14th MayPosted by Mike Taylor

    DEFRA have announced a reduction in the NVZ areas by about 9% with some important changes in the Welsh Border Counties. Most affected is West and South Shropshire. We recommend that you check the latest NVZ map at the DEFRA site. Click on this link to check:- DEFRA

  • Newsletter published

    12th MayPosted by Mike Taylor

    Barbers Rural Newsletter has just been published and can be downloaded on "Articles" under "Why use us"

  • Auction success!

    12th MayPosted by Annabel Fearnall

    Last night's property auction was an outstanding success. Polesgate farmhouse with just under 10 acres sold for £445,000 which was £155,000 over the auction guide.

    20 acres of adjoining land made £100,000 and were both bought by the same local buyer.

    We also sold 3.9 acres of land at Nesscliffe subject to open access status for £40,000. Our next property auction is on the 22nd June at Market Drayton.

  • New web site going live!

    10th MayPosted by Mike Taylor

    Our new website is going live on Tuesday evening 11th May. We hope you all find it useful and easy to use. Please let us have any comments and suggestions. meanwhile please bear with us while we get all of the site up to date.

  • Property Auction

    10th MayPosted by Mike Taylor

    We have had enormous interest in Polesgate Farmhouse, near Pontesbury, Shrewsbury and a block of land which is going to auction on Tuesady 11th May. have a look at our Auction pages to see the details. We also have a small parcel of land at Nescliffe for sale the same night.

    In June we have a block of land between Market Drayton and Nantwich for sale by auction, details to follow!

  • Single farm payment, end in sight!

    3rd MayPosted by Dan Bowden

    The big push is coming to an end as we complete the last remaing SPS application forms. This year we have helped more farmers than ever.

    The next priority is to get to grips with ELS applications as many of the first round of applications from 2005 are coming to an end.  A complete new apllication is required, many farmers think that completing the Natural England expresssion of interest form is enough. Unfortunately this is only the begining. However we can take the strain and...