Diversification

Farming diversification can help in modifying the current farm business model into paths that may improve profit and income, as well as improving the quality of life for the farmer. This can help protect against crises and risk an insurance project to fall back on.


Pitchup

Have you ever considered setting up a campsite, glamping space, or caravan park on your land?

Pitchup is an online platform which allows visitors to book all of the above at over 5000 sites around the UK, Europe and the Americas.

If you think your farm could host holidaymakers, and you’d like to find out more, visit their website. You’ll find everything you need to know from information on planning permission, to taking payments, to waste disposal, to how such a venture might your affect BPS entitlements.


Getting started in beekeeping with Farming Connect and Lynfa Davies 


How British farms are diversifying

Farming Connect

Farming connect have a whole online section dedicated to diversification in farming – helping you to identify where your farm business diversify into, and in turn developing a new stream of income alongside that of the farm Click here

In May 2022, Farming Connect published an article by Dr David Cutress: IBERS, Aberystwyth University, looking at diversification incentives, barriers to diversification, and diversification option. To read it Click here.


Farming Connect – Ear To The Ground Podcast – Episode 64 – Innovation & Diversification Wales 2022

With the long-awaited return of the Innovation & Diversification Wales event, we took the opportunity to attend and catch-up with two of the headline speakers – Tom Pemberton and RegenBen. Tom Pemberton is a farmer, television personality, best-selling author and social media phenomenon from Lancashire, and Ben Taylor-Davies from Ross-on-Wye (aka RegenBen) is an agronomist turned regenerative agriculture consultant.

To listen to this episode, and more, Click here


CAAV – using a valuer for diversification – providing advice, grant/finance applications and any planning issues Click here.


Vending machines to help Welsh Dairy Farmers Click here to find out more.

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