Some East Midlands farmers are still paying top prices to secure rented land despite depressed farmgate returns. Agents in our regional round-up say there is fierce competition for land let on the open market at a time when sitting tenants are negotiating reduced rents. In the sales market, the number of buyers has reduced but the market is still active, with rollover funds beginning to circulate.  See also: Diversity drives demand for East Anglian farmland Tim Atkinson, managing director at JH Walter, Lincoln […]