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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.

We’ve been supporting farmers since 1744, so we know the types of challenges and opportunities you face. We have a range of financial products that could help your business, from agricultural overdrafts to finance and agricultural mortgages.

Our podcast offers news and insights into hot industry topics, such as sustainability, crop prices, exports and market trends.

We have several case studies too – from farming benchmarking to success stories of those who’ve branched out into new agricultural territory.

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Agricultural finance

Helping you finance your farming business

From our agriculture fund and agricultural mortgages, to short-term finance to help you through challenging markets, we have a range of products to help you sustain or grow your business.

Green asset finance

We’ve partnered with industry experts Propel to help your business get access to quick and cost-effective finance for eligible green assets. You could get a fixed rate of 8.10% for an Electric Vehicle and 8.89% for other green assets (subject to change1).

Borrowing from £5,000

Reduced fixed rate for electric vehicles (EVs), solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, battery storage units2, LED lighting, heat pumps (air, water and, ground) and electric vehicle charging points.

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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 place3.

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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.

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