Food & Farming

The latest market knowledge on food and farming encouraging successful farm management in a fast-moving industry.

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Market update

From Spotlight: GB Agricultural Land 2018

12 February 2018

Short-term uncertainty lingers, but markets are likely to strengthen over the next five years. Holdings with a range of income streams will be sought after, while commercial units with little scope to diversify could encounter further downside risk

 
 
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Outlook and historical context

From Spotlight: GB Agricultural Land 2018

12 February 2018

While pure commercial holdings are at risk from any reduction in farm earnings, we forecast rising values for those with options to diversify. Is there anything we can learn from historic trends? We examine the events that shaped farmland values

 
 
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Farmland rents

From Spotlight: GB Agricultural Land 2018

12 February 2018

The rental market remained subdued during 2017, in keeping with the longer-term downtrend in the size and frequency of reviews undertaken

 
 
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Four for the future

From Spotlight: GB Agricultural Land 2018

12 February 2018

Given the uncertainty and associated risk over the next five years, land managers should assess their respective exposure to a decline in farm earnings. Our research has flagged four short- and long-term levers to protect investment returns

 
 
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Rural: Investing in change

From Spotlight: UK Cross Sector Outlook 2018

05 December 2017

With uncertainty continuing to dictate market sentiment into 2018, greater efficiency, diversification and natural capital will play key roles in the long term

 
 
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Food and Farming: Subsidies and Trade

From Brexit Briefing: Food and Farming

07 December 2016

The impact on the farming sector of leaving the EU is likely to be high

 
 
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Harvest 2015 Benchmarking Survey Results

20 June 2016

The results of the Arable Benchmarking Survey for the harvest in 2015 show that this year was less problematic than the previous year.

 
 
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90 years of wheat production

20 June 2016

In the year of the Queen’s 90th birthday, we take a look back.

 
 
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Market in Minutes: Agricultural Rent Survey

05 January 2016

Rents continued to rise but the rate of increase has slowed.

 
 
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Harvest 2014 Benchmarking Survey Results

10 June 2015

The results of the Arable Benchmarking Survey for the harvest in 2014 show that this year was less problematic than the previous year.

 
 
 

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Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey

Director
Rural Research

Savills Margaret Street

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