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Agriculture

Supporting UK farming

We’ve been supporting the agricultural sector since 1744, helping farmers and growers to thrive and grow their businesses.

As well as the livestock and growing sectors, we also support the Landed Estates, energy and agri-tech sectors.

We know that sector expertise and local knowledge are crucial, which is why we have a team of Agriculture Managers across the UK, all supporting businesses within their local communities.

So whether you’re established or just starting out, see how our range of products, services and sector expertise could help your business thrive.

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Farming matters

News, views and financial support

Whether you have scope to diversify and are seeking ideas and support, or you’re looking for finance for your farming business, see how we could help.

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Landed Estates

Committed to helping landowners for more than 3 centuries

We know it’s not just a business – it’s your heritage too – so we provide a range of products and services to help it flourish.

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Energy and environment

Supporting renewable energy production

Whether you’re already using some of your available space to produce renewable energy, or are thinking of diversifying, see how we can help.

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Agri-tech

The future of farming

From drones that survey land and track livestock, to GPS-guided tractors and machinery, technology is rapidly transforming farming.

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Agricultural sustainability

Helping to build sustainable farms through agri-tech

We’ve put aside £250 million to help farmers make their businesses more environmentally-sustainable and energy-efficient.

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Succession planning – the seeds of future security

Succession planning within UK agriculture has often been viewed as a difficult, thorny topic. All too often, it gets left at the bottom of the ‘to-do’ list – or just isn’t addressed at all. Oliver McEntyre, our National Agriculture Strategy Director, considers the personal and business risks of not having a succession plan, and the steps you should take to put one in place1.

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Business and environmental sustainability

Oliver McEntyre explores business and environmental sustainability and how you could use them to have a sustainable and growing agriculture business.

Articles and case studies

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Technology in agriculture

The impact of smartphones and apps on farming

Mike Hambly is a fast-moving farmer with an app for everything. See how smartphones are changing the way he manages his business.

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0800 027 13213.