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7 November 2016
Many Scottish farmers are yet to grasp the commercial opportunities on their own doorsteps that could transform their businesses.
20 April 2016
Increasingly volatile markets may mean farming businesses that are highly seasonal or have long profit cycles will need to think differently about managing their cashflow in the future.
7 January 2016
CKD Galbraith’s Robert Taylor, an approved AMC (Agricultural Mortgage Corporation) agent, has warned that problems caused by the current wet weather with the threat of more to come and the links to climate change could have a knock-on effect on farm businesses.
30 November 2015
CKD Galbraith reports that they have recently handled an increase in enquiries from farmers and agri-businesses for advice in managing the current uncertainty surrounding the new Basic Payment Scheme.
17 February 2015
The beginning of the year is typically the time when farmers take stock of their finances - often in readiness for the annual bank manager review. Given the generally poor outlook for farm-gate prices especially in sectors such as potatoes and dairy, the task this year may not be one to be relished.
1 April 2014
Farmers and food producers thinking of investing in their businesses could access discounted borrowing rates through CKD Galbraith's AMC (Agricultural Mortgage Corporation) agents.
21 March 2014
Farmers should weigh up their equipment and technology needs four to five years ahead to ensure they develop a fit for purpose long-term investment strategy, according to CKD Galbraith.
15 April 2013
AMC agent Robert Taylor has warned that problems caused by the difficult and extreme weather conditions of the last year are likely to have further knock-on effects on farm businesses in 2013.
1 March 2013
The need for continued investment in farm infrastructure is imperative in realising the long term opportunities the growing demand for food will offer farmers in Scotland according to CKD Galbraith.
9 September 2012
Problems caused by the summer's wet weather and loss of grazing could have a knock-on effect on farm businesses for the next nine to 12 months, and in particular, for the country's dairy and livestock producers where careful budgeting will be needed to plan for replacement feed costs.
6 July 2012
Today we announced the expansion of our Ayr team with the appointment of Crawford MacKay.
13 June 2012
Our AMC (Agricultural Mortgage Corporation) representatives, Robert Taylor and Duncan Barrie will be on the AMC stand on Avenue P at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 21st June from 10am and on Friday 22nd June from 11am.
1 March 2011
Event: Seminar in Ayr and Castle Douglas discussing Rural Land and Finance post Credit Crunch, 7th & 8th March
9 September 2010
We announced today the expansion of our residential sales team within the well established Ayr office, following the recent amalgamation of Donalds Chartered Surveyors.
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