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  • Robert and Michelle Sullivan

    The Artisan Grower

    From the City to the Farm - Becoming an Agriprenuer

  • Dani Kilsby-Steele and Louise Newton

    Bidwells

    Diversification - Breathing life and value into rural places and spaces

  • Ian Bell

    FOLK2FOLK

    How to Fund Your Diversification Project

  • Kelly Chandler

    Kelly Chandler Wedding Consulting

    Does YOUR Property or Land Have What it Takes to Host Weddings?

  • Joshua Riddett

    Easy Crypto Hunter

    Farming and Blockchain: Yield Up To 72% Annual Returns

  • Sarah Burgess

    Outland Academy Marketing

    How to grow your country business through Instagram

  • Brady Last

    EY Breakthrough Incentives

    Cash for Innovators

  • Rob Hindle

    Rural Solutions

    Rural Futures: Why Diversification Will Still Pay and Where the Opportunities May Lie in 2021 and Beyond

  • Prof Paul Thomas

    Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd

    High Value Truffles: How to Cultivate Them on Your Land

  • Kelly Chandler

    Kelly Chandler Wedding Consulting

    Growing Your Profits By Hosting Weddings Without Playing The Volume Game

  • Nick Lumb

    Acorn Furniture

    Why Consider Bespoke Furniture?

  • Mark Scott

    Clear Sky Safari Tents

    From Dream to Reality and Beyond

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“They always say time changes everything, but you actually have to change them yourself” (Andy Warhol)

We have certainly been party to much change in recent years, mainly brought about by external influences. Nevertheless, with fluctuations in farm incomes, many rural businesses are having to change in order to generate an additional source of income.

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Cool Camping the platform of choice for farm glamping and pop-up campsites

A record number of businesses have joined the Cool Camping collection this year, the popular bookings website has revealed, with farm diversification projects and new pop-up campsites making up the majority of their latest additions.

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Rural diversification and planning following the pandemic

Diversification is a hugely broad topic. It can range from something as simple as introducing a new crop variety, all the way through to a significant investment, such as developing a wedding and events venue. As there is such a variety in diversified enterprises, understandably we have seen varying impacts as a result of the pandemic.

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Planning for success

JF & BM Gray is a family run agricultural enterprise, based at Sheepwash Farm, Whittington, Staffordshire. The farm comprises some 900 hectares, the majority of which is in Green Belt. CT Planning has assisted JF & BM Gray in obtaining planning permission for the change of use of a portal framed agricultural building to a children’s day nursery.

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USING SATELLITE-BASED IOT COLLARS IS TODAY’S SMART WAY TO TRACK AND MANAGE LIVESTOCK

Keeping track of valuable livestock grazing in remote regions is a daily challenge for farmers. With technology powered by Globalstar, farmers can obtain regular updates on where their animals are at any time. Livestock tracking - whether for commercial reasons or to monitor endangered species - can be handled extremely cost-effectively using satellite-based IoT solutions.

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Oaks Barn Farm - A diversification case study

Wayne and Sue, owners of Oaks Barn Farm, are always finding fun ways of making a living off the land on their family farm. Now in their 15th year of running their family farm stay, Wayne and Sue have managed to successfully diversify by finding innovative ways to enjoy life. After attending Farm Business Innovation Show for several years, Wayne and Sue have shared their experiences of the show, how it helped them through their diversification journey and what they are most looking forward to this year.

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The Art of Leisure - relaxing in a rock pool.

Crystal clear water, natural looking rock, minimal maintenance and chemical free.

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Boost your revenue and make money from your land

Adding a unique geodesic dome to your grounds as an immersive lodging or luxurious wedding venue, like seen at Hilton Court Gardens, could boost your revenue all year round.

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Transformational low-emission fuels can deliver cleaner greener transport quickly and effectively

Global warming is everyone’s business; public and private sector organisations have a responsibility to reduce their carbon footprints.

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When Clean Energy Becomes (Truly) Green Energy

Regener8 Power is a cleantech development platform which develops and invests into renewable energy projects globally.

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Monitoring Livestock Water Supplies with IoT

Internet connectivity can be unpredictable and unreliable in rural areas. Low power, wide area networks can be used to provide reliable, secure connections in even the most remote locations. Discover how Alliot Technologies recently helped its partner to create a smart solution to remotely monitor livestock water supplies.

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Hudnalls Hideout Treehouse - A case study

The owners of Hudnalls woodland had set their sights on an A frame style structure that would fit nicely and make the most of a natural clearing within the trees.

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