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Harvest 2017 Update

As the combinable crops harvest for 2017 comes to an end, it will be remembered by many as a year of average yields, catchy combining conditions and varying quality.  We remember when one client, particularly gleeful came on to the Yorkshire Show stand having cut...

Hambleton proposing to delay Local Plan

Next week Hambleton District Council will be deciding whether or not to accept a recommendation to delay their next round of consultation for their emerging Local Plan until April 2018. The publication version of the Draft Local Plan was originally due to be consulted...

Exchange Rate Set for 2017 BPS

The Rural Payments Agency has confirmed that the euro exchange rate has been set for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 payments made in sterling. The rate is an average of the European Central Bank exchange rates set in September 2017. The rate is €1 = 0.89470. This is...

Follow The Leader – 100% Success*

The Yorkshire Dales LEADER Programme has this week sent out a call for more applications as it approaches the final year of its programme.  Here at Lister Haigh we have had a steady flow of applications since the launch of the programme and are pleased to be able to...

Successful Farm Machinery Sale

There was a flying trade at the joint farm dispersal sale for Messrs Gregson & Hawksworth, held by Lister Haigh and Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart at Manor Farm, South Stainley last Saturday. A crowd believed to be in excess of 500 attended – one of the biggest...

Farm Machinery Sale – 16th September 2017

Lister Haigh in conjunction with Wharfedale Farmers Auction Mart Ltd are pleased to announce a Farm Machinery Sale to be held on Saturday 16th September 2017 at South Stainley between Harrogate and Ripon. This sale comprises the arable and grassland machinery from 2...

Are You Paying Too Much Council Tax ?

In 1991 the Government launched their new Council Tax system which required every property to be given a valuation band. Under time pressures, many homes were valued based on limited information. This resulted in properties being placed in the wrong council tax bands,...

Buyers Seeking Land in Nidderdale

We have an extensive list of buyers seeking farmland in Nidderdale and surrounding areas. The requirements range from small plots of amenity land and pony paddocks to large commercial blocks and residential livestock farms. Many of these buyers are in a cash position...
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