Summer grazing available for cattle

We have a member in the Kirkby Stephen area who has availability for summer 2019 grazing for 30-40 cattle (no bulls). This is due to a current stewardship programme the member is currently in. For more information please contact head office on 01768 868615 and we will pass your details on to the member for him […]

Agriculture Bill

The Agriculture Bill has now gone to Committee stage in the House of Commons and you can submit comments to the Committee – see the following link for details Please talk to your MPs about the impact of the Bill on your business, particularly those of you in Sue Hayman’s constituency as she is […]

Worried about the future?

Find out more about how the Agriculture Bill might impact on your business and the help available through the PCF Farm Resilience programme at two meetings on: • Monday 8th October starting at 7.00pm at the Bolton Arms, Downholme, DL11 6AE • Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 7.00pm at Kirkby Stephen Auction Mart Canteen, CA17 […]


Eden Community Learning & Skills are offering a FREE course in Computer Skills Starting Thursday 15th November for 5 weeks at Eden Community Learning Computer Suite at Shap Primary School 6.00pm to 8.30pm The course will cover : Email – Send and receive emails, attach photos and documents. Spreadsheets – Learn basic formulae to help keep track […]

BPS 2018 exchange rate now set

The euro exchange rate for calculating BPS payments for 2018 has now been set and is €1 = £0.89281.  As a comparison, the 2017 exchange rate was €1 = £0.89470 so little change since last year.  Defra reports that the Rural Payments Agency will start to make payments from the beginning of December (although they haven’t […]