FGS Agri manages and advises on a range of farms and estates throughout the South East. We offer a range of services from ad hoc advice to a full ongoing management service.
Full Farm Management
We have wide experience in managing farming units and estates on a full management service. Our management team all have farming backgrounds and are managing farms and estates on a day to day or strategic basis. We can offer a comprehensive package tailored to your needs.
Basic Payment Scheme and Cross Compliance
FGS Agri can take full responsibility for completing and submitting your BPS forms and deal with any queries and issues with the RPA. We will ensure that your business is fully compliant with cross compliance rules and regulations to help protect your payments from penalties.
We have fully trained and dedicated staff that can provide a full bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE services and can look after all the farm paperwork including cattle and sheep records. This can be carried out on-site or as a bureau service.
Farm Business Appraisals
We can appraise the business assessing options, budgeting, and future plans. We are able to assess and prepare rationalisation and development options, cash flows and budgets, fixed cost analysis and labour and machinery plans.
Machinery Planning and Purchasing
We recognise that machinery can be one of the greatest costs within a business. We can assist with developing a machinery plan including replacement policy, cultivation and machinery costings. In addition we are highly experienced in negotiating and purchasing and operate a number of purchasing arrangements where we can obtain cost savings for our clients.
Strategic Planning and Support
FGS Agri can review your business activities and advise on future developments tailored to your business and personal objectives. Once a plan has been put in place we can monitor and assist with implementing the recommendations.
The team at FGS Agri are experienced with environmental schemes and can assist with the application and management of the scheme within your business.
Capital Investment and Borrowing
Our Farm Management team can assist with planning and implementing capital projects from design through to project management and completion. We can assist with bank negotiations and refinancing options to match business cash flows and operational needs.
Through our network of operators and associated businesses we can provide a full woodland management operation, including grant applications and administration, management of woodland and its associated activities.
Set up and Management of Contract/Share Farming and Collaboration Agreements
We are experienced in setting up and managing collaboration joint ventures and contract farming agreements. These agreements give flexibility to the landowner in the operation of their business and seek to drive additional profit from an increase in efficiency and reduced operational costs. FGS Agri act for landowners and contractors setting up and managing agreements on an ongoing basis.
FGS Agri can help identify the diversification opportunities available for your business from building conversion to adding value to your produce. We can identify sources of grants and help you apply for the funding.