Future-proof farming

We are an affiliation of independent farm consultants who can help you with all aspects of farm management—making your business sustainable in any agricultural system.

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Forward thinking

We understand the strengths, weaknesses and challenges that face today’s farmers.

Independent and impartial

We pride ourselves on remaining completely unbiased and impartial.

Expert guidance

Ensuring your farm is economically and environmentally sustainable.

How can we help you?

Tractor with direct drill in field

On the spot, impartial technical advice for all your cropping enterprises, soil nutrient management and budgeting, farm assurance schemes, legal and environmental obligations.

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Cows

Every mouthful fed to the animals, be it grazed, fed through a diet-feeder or self-fed, must be of the highest quality if animal health and productivity is to be maintained.

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We’ve worked with environmental support schemes for 20+ years. So whether you’re looking at MT, HT, SFI or ELM, let us decode the schemes and find the best options for your farm.

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Handpicked organic carrots

We don’t just advise organic farmers: we ARE organic farmers! We have in-depth knowledge of organic standards and how these translate into practical farming applications.

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Regenerative agriculture, sheep in front of solar panels

Let’s move beyond the buzzwords with a bespoke “roots to regenerative” plan for your farm, promoting the use of natural systems to build soil health and sequester carbon.

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Soil health

Everything starts with the soil. We can help you understand your current soil health and nutrient status—and make real improvements.

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Other services

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Budgeting and planning

New or existing company? We can produce detailed business plans and budgets for both you and your bank manager.

Grant applications

Whether it’s £100 or £100,000, we can help with applications in order to give you the best chance of securing funding.

Planning permission

New build or expansion? We can help you apply for planning permission and give you the greatest chance of success.

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The perfect fit for your business

Our comprehensive range of services help farms ensure their profitability in an ever-changing and increasingly volatile industry.

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About us
Anthony Ellis, South West Farm Consultants

50+

happy clients who work with us on a regular basis

10+

years helping farms and farmers across the UK

£1m+

in capital grants awarded to our clients

70+

successful environmental stewardship applications

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OF&G Organic logo
Penbugle Organic Farm logo

John and Lizzie Ridout
Penbugle Farm

It was great to have Anna from South West Farm Consultants on farm for our Mid-Tier application. She was so helpful!”

Cat Frampton, Houndtor Farm

Cat Frampton
Great Houndtor Farm

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    At the beginning of August, the Environment Agency issued new guidance on spreading manure on agricultural land. Anthony Ellis looks at the detail.

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    Crop nutrition is traditionally driven by soil nutrient analysis. This works well to establish the range of nutrients available to the plant. But are the plants able to access and take up these nutrients?

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  • Landscape view of farm field in the Tamar Valley

    SWFC is excited to be involved in a new Farming in Protected Landscapes project that will allow farmers in the Tamar Valley AONB to access a new funding channel.

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  • Tractor spreading manure
    Categories: Agronomy, Featured, News

    At the beginning of August, the Environment Agency issued new guidance on spreading manure on agricultural land. Anthony Ellis looks at the detail.

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  • Plant sap analysis
    Categories: Agronomy

    Crop nutrition is traditionally driven by soil nutrient analysis. This works well to establish the range of nutrients available to the plant. But are the plants able to access and take up these nutrients?

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    South West Farm Consultant's new and innovative soil sampling service is a cost-effective way to determine the ongoing impacts of your land management on soil carbon and soil health.

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