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FIVE ALTERNATIVE USES FOR YOUR LAND

With the value of farm diversification expected to rise past £580M in 2017, here are the most popular uses for your land that break from tradition.

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IS ECO-TOURISM EXACTLY WHAT BRITISH WILDLIFE NEEDS?

Increasing countries are starting to invest in eco-tourism in order to cater to the environmentally-conscious consumer.

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Rural Businesses in Need of Reliable Internet to Succeed

Global Teleports and Bentley Walker amongst those bringing reliable internet connection to rural areas.

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Turning 14 Acres Into Millions: The Benefits of Diversifying

From storage space to keep up with his fast growing retractable netting business to a team building site for sports clubs and schools. 

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Golf Tourism in Scotland brings up to £286m a year and counting

The value of golf tourism continues rising, becoming a clear economic driver for rural Scotland.

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Chawton Park Farm Welcomes a New Shepherdess!

Hampshire’s only Wigwam® Holidays glamping site reveals yet another ‘first’.

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Glorious Gloucestershire Cotswolds welcomes Wigwam® Holidays to its lush countryside!

Evenlode Wigwams are opening from 15th May 2017.

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Mount Edgcumbe House & Country Park to become a glamping resort

Country Park forced to seek new revenue streams following council funding reductions.

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Glampsite opens stone's throw away from Greetham Valley golf course and Exton Park

The site offers six-person glamping domes to disconnect in comfort.

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RBS supports former farm to become weekend retreat destination

'More to Mountain Retreats' has secured a six-figure funding expansion package from RBS.

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Power to the Customer

CNG was built on the basis that the customer is at the heart of every business decision. Our approach to service is shaped by the key idea: ‘Bigger than Profit’ and, we mean it.

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FOLLY FARM'S £10 MILLION HOLIDAY VILLAGE GETS APPROVAL

September will see the construction of a safari park, fairground and farm.

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Record breaking inbound tourism

Tourism is worth £127 billion annually to the UK economy, creating jobs and boosting economic growth.

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£425M REDEVELOPMENT OF CIRCUIT OF WALES

Circuit of Wales set to increase tourism by at least 750,000 visitors annually

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Seiont Manor hotel expansion plans

New owners of Seiont Manor hotel in Gwynedd have revealed more details on their plans to expand the site to make it sustainable.

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£120 million available to support growth in rural areas

Businesses in rural areas are being invited to submit interest in support for jobs and growth under the Rural Development Programme for England

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Basic Payment Scheme applications now open

Last year a record 80% of applications were received online and the BPS hopes to...

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National Botanic Garden of Wales celebrates £6m investment

Lottery award that will kickstart the biggest development in its history.

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National Federation of Young Farmers elect broadcaster Charlotte Smith President

'Farming Today' programme & 'Countryfile' presentor will

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Glamping Gets the Green Light at Glenlivet Forest Park!

Wigwam Holidays construct 24 luxury glamping cabins at Glenlivet Forest Park, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park

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Rural Funding Programme Aides South Hams Business

Funding from the South Devon Coastal Local Action Group focused on

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Folly Farm submits plans for £10 million holiday Village

Award winning Pembrokeshire attraction submits plans to develop a quality Holiday Village with...

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New ways to make money from your land - National Outdoor Event Association

Meet event organisers looking to rent land

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Offer guests a fresh perspective during their visit

Create an eclectic, cutting edge building to provide additional space and rental income and really stand out from the crowd

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China to spend more than £285 billion through 2020 on renewable power

China now has the world's larges solar farm invest heavily in solar & wind farms

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Farming, tourism and job creation targeted by new £1.2 million fund

Applications are now being accepted by rural regeneration company Pennine Prospects

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The Farm Business Survey publish growing value of diversification

2016 has seen a rise in agricultural businesses diversifying their land as an efficient way profit more from their land.

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Amazing discovery for food production security in ''Bio-Clay''

Once BioClay is applied, the plant ‘thinks’ it is being attacked by a disease or pest insect and protecting itself from the pest or disease.

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Win a free night at a luxury niche escape...

Special offer at the show... 6 months commission free and win a free night at a luxury niche escape!!

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Want a modern home for farm or smallholding? New range launch!

New range launched by Norwegian Log Buildings at Farm Business Innovation Show

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Valentine Giveaway

Hero Renewables are partnering up with Niche Escapes to bring a lucky winner an unforgettable luxury eco weekend getaway this valentines day.

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Four Times ROI? Wait....What?!?

With its elegant simplicity and feminine curves the Lotus Belle is hard to resist, but it’s much more than just a good-looking tent.

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Gamification – Changing the Way Sales is Done

In this article, we share insight on trends within sales, why gamification is a game-changer, and how SalesScreen can help sales teams reach their goals – even when times are tough

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Peter Rabbit™ hops into Willows Activity Farm!

The new themed Peter Rabbit™ Adventure Playground opened at Willows Activity Farm in St Albans in Easter 2016.

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Market your products like a pro

You can have the most innovative, high quality, best value product out there, but with neglected marketing it will never sell as well as it could...

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Launching at the show: The Hex-Pod

The Hex-Pod from the Classic Pod Company is a unique product, revolutionising Glamping business opportunities...

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Solar PV systems for farms and rural businesses

Renewable energy systems are still saving business owners money, as they provide on-site electricity generation that delivers savings against the long-term running costs of a business...

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Forecasting the future of rural funding

Running a farm or other agricultural business can be tough. Competition with other producers, and processors and retailers continually pushing for lower prices, can make turning a profit difficult...

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Farm491 will help spark ideas at Farm Business Innovation 2016

Helping farmers and landowners maximise their land use through diversification and the application of technology...

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Easigrass: at the forefront of development in the world of artificial grass

Easigrass continues to be the most accredited artificial grass supplier in the UK and is the only artificial grass company to have been awarded...

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Why ‘harvest your own’ renewable energy options are still the answer to combat rising costs

Rising energy costs are a concern for any farmer in maintaining the ongoing profitability of a business.

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Staycation Vacation?

We’re now living ‘Brexit Britain’ … and with this historic decision, the ‘staycation holiday’ is booming!

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The best way to get planning permission for your property

When it comes to constructing new facilities on your property, even the most detailed plan and innovative idea can be scuppered by the terrifying procedure of planning permission...

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Making a success of your wedding or hospitality business

Successful rural wedding and private/corporate hospitality venues can be extremely lucrative if set up and run well.

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The difficulties of diversifying into other markets

It’s difficult to realise your business’s full potential, especially when your efforts to diversify your offerings lead you to fields and industries you have no experience in.

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Staying ahead in a challenging dairy industry

Modern dairy farmers have it rough. Pressure from processors and retailers have forced many to sell their produce below the cost of production. Adding to this...

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CREATE A CABIN have developed a process that builds a barn within a barn.

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What has Instagram got to do with farming?

In today’s digital world, there’s no better platform on which to tell your story than social media.

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PAWSOME Character Appearance for White Post Farm!

Rainbow Productions manages the personal appearances of 100+ licensed children’s characters

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The development of Glamping

With European holidays growing ever more pricey and inaccessible the great British summer holiday is making a huge comeback.

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The development of Glamping

With European holidays growing ever more pricey and inaccessible the great British summer holiday is making a huge comeback.

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Miscanthus growers wanted

Farmers and landowners looking to maximise returns from marginal land are being invited to consider planting miscanthus

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Muddy Farm to Classy Campsite

Land owners, campsites and farms are taking advantage of the new “on trend” holiday rental market. From a small/ micro 2 person capsule, to a family sized lodge.

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Muddy Farm to Classy Campsite

Land owners, campsites and farms are taking advantage of the new “on trend” holiday rental market.

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Increase your security, reduce your insurance risk

"...the more you invest in security protection the more you reduce your risk of claiming under insurance and consequently save on insurance premiums." IDS Group collaborate with Omar Insurance to offer preferential rates.

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Have a Farm? Consider Diversification into Glamping

So – you have some land, and you want to make some money from it. Glamping is ‘in’ and is here to stay!

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Converting your ideas into bespoke creations!

Welcome to the world of Containers and Cabins! A place where a little imagination can go a long way and produce some outstanding results. Our talented and visionary team are able to design, manufacture and install all manner of container products.

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Set Up Your Own Campsite

Do you have at least half an acre of unused land?

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Farm Business Innovation shortlisted for Trade Show of the Year

Farm Business Innovation Show shortlisted for Exhibition News Best Trade Show of the Year Award 2016

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Exciting New Business Partnership

Camp Champ and Instinctive Retreats announce exciting new partnership formed following meeting at the Farm Business Innovation Show 2015

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Farm diversification Stats

The Farm Business Survey (FBS) for England has published a report showing the extent of the growth of diversification in agriculture for 2014/15.

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Farm Food Production Zone

2016 sees the launch of a dedicated Farm Food Production zone within the Farm Business Show

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Open Farm Sunday 2016

Open Farm Sunday returns on Saunday June 5th 2016.

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New partnership

Soil Association Certification & the Carbon Trust announce new partnership to develop a sustainable catering standard

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Is organic food healthier?

A study just completed has shown that organic meat and milk could be better for you than conventional products.

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NFU President Meurig Raymond & the EU

NFU encourages UK Prime Minister to answer key rural questions

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