Anglia Rural Consultants | Mike Appleyard
Anglia Rural Consultants (ARC) can provide you with expert, practical advice to help your business grow.
Business, strategy, planning, careers, customer, service, diversification, farm, management, finance, grants, food, policy, sustainability, forestry, woodland, heritage, culture, marketing, PR, copywriting, project management, rural policy, national, European, rural retail, rural, soil nutrition, soil, plant, plant nutrition, tourism, training,
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Mike Appleyard

Appleyard Associates



Project Management



Soil and plant nutrition



01485 601 291 or 07519 949 979

Mike has had a long and diverse career in land-based businesses covering, fertilisers and soils, business banking, skills and training plus project applications and management. He can bring a wide range of knowledge to your business and help maximise your plans.

Mike Appleyard can help you save time and stay focussed when writing project/grant applications and share the burden of running projects so that you can maintain your other business interests.

He can discuss your business plans and future hopes/expansion to explore different avenues. Mike also helps you to understand why you may want to take a particular route and home in on what your real motives/direction could be.

He can talk through your workforce’s, and your own personal training/skills needs, so that you spend time and money on what is really needed.

Mike also has events experience and as a land-based careers practitioner, assist at your events when looking through options with aspiring industry entrants.

He will provide expertise on soil/crop nutrition and plant problems to maximise outputs or help avoid plant failures on farm or reclaimed areas.

Mike can support clients through:

  • Helping get to the heart of issues that matter to their businesses
  • Questioning motivations and future plans and assist with crystallising plans
  • Assisting in the process of project planning by demystify jargon whilst reducing the time needed to complete the process
  • Working on a short or longer term basis
  • Accessing some marketing design work for websites, show banners, leaflets etc to assist in promotions
  • His experience in soils and nutrition; walking over prospective land or problem areas and testing soils/plants for symptoms that may be holding back crops and plants.
  • Offering recruitment advice at events on a range of land-based industries and career paths and jobs roles.