Agricultural income declining for rural estates

October 2006
Farmers Weekly;10/6/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 14, p22
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The article reports on the results of the Rural Estate Benchmarking Survey conducted by Savills in Great Britain. According to the survey, agricultural income for rural estates is declining. Agricultural Holdings Act rents grew by 4.1% over the year to £150 per hectares but Farm Business Tenancies fell 4.4% to £178 per hectare. The income from let commercial property increased by 7.1% to £46 per hectare and now accounts for 13% of total income.


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