PFK Rural Director Julie Liddle elected as CAAV Junior Vice President

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PFK Rural's Director, Julie Liddle LLM, FRICS, FAAV, MCIArb, has been elected Junior Vice President of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) for 2023/2024 at their AGM in Oxford. Julie is a farmers daughter, raised in County Durham. Her key experience relates predominantly to Landlord and Tenant arrangements (rural and commercial) ...

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Permission for Rural Workers Dwelling - Occupancy Conditions

Permission for Rural Workers Dwelling - Occupancy Conditions

If you need a second dwelling on your farm, do you know what is required? Being fully informed might make the difference between success and failure. Obtaining planning permission in rural or isolated locations can be interesting at best, but being poorly advised or not advised at all, is not the way to proceed. The National Planning Policy Framewo...

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Land at Matterdale - Auction Results

Land at Matterdale - Auction Results

On the afternoon of Thursday 27th July, PFK Rural Ltd offered for sale 214.95 acres of permanent pasture land in parish of Matterdale. Andrew Maughan from Penrith & District Farmers' Mart undertook the auction on behalf of PFK Rural and offered for sale five lots all of which were met with plenty of competitive bidding. First up was Lot 1 which...

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Farm Support Schemes: Deadlines Approaching

Farm Support Schemes: Deadlines Approaching

As we move through to the final third of 2022, things are still continually evolving with regard to the new farm support schemes, and the changing BPS with us now knowing a little more than we did earlier in the year, but still awaiting details of many of the new schemes. There are some up and coming deadlines, which need not to be missed: The appl...

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

Summer 2022 Newsletter

Bringing you all the latest up to date information, our latest newsletter is now available to view by clicking the link below: https://mailchi.mp/57b37b38f764/pfk-land-agency-summer-newsletter-2022 In this newsletter, you'll find Jo Edwards' outlook on what we can expect in the coming months, why there is no time to waste when it comes to new ...

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Spring 2022: A Land Agent's Perspective

Spring 2022: A Land Agent's Perspective

With spring now well underway bringing with it the welcome feelings of a new season of fresh growth and longer days, from a Land Agent's perspective it's usually a barometer of where things are within the agricultural sector.Despite the very real concerns associated with rising fertilizer, energy, fuel and feed costs, demand for land remains high a...

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Find the right grant for you with PFK Land Agency

Find the right grant for you with PFK Land Agency

Over the last month there have been many announcements from the Government about future schemes and opportunities available to farmers.The most recent announcement gave more detail on the Animal Health and Welfare Review under which pig, sheep and cattle farmers will be able to apply for a grant for an annual vet visit to help to look at the follow...

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