Basic Payment recipients can get free advice from organisations during the changes in farming, supported by the Farming Resilience Fund.
The Future Farming Resilience Fund provides business support to farmers and land managers in the first few years of adapting to agricultural transition. If you currently receive direct payments you can receive this support and it is free of charge. It is designed to help you make the right business choices for the future.
Find out which organisation can provide free business support in your area. The list is arranged by county. You’ll also be able to find out what type of advice each organisation can give you and when the support will end. The support may be offered in various ways, ranging from group workshops supported by experts through to one-to-one advice.
These organisations are known and trusted in the farming community. Advisers can help you:
If you have technical difficulties accessing information about the organisations providing free business support, you can call the Defra helpline on 0345 933 5577.