Tight supply has been a significant feature of the north-east farmland market over the past 12 months. The number of publicly marketed acres was down by one-quarter last year compared with 2016. And at the time of writing, no land has been advertised for sale in the North East this year. It has served to keep prices firm and buyers eager, but some agents suggest the prospect of direct support payments being phased out may bring a handful of let […]