Arable, Dairy, Livestock & Poultry - Strategic & Financial Advice For Farm Businesses


  • Farm Budgeting

  • Grant Funding Applications

  • Basic Payment Scheme

  • Dairy Nutrition & Consultancy

  • Contract Farming/ Share Farming

  • Agricultural Planning/ Expert Witness Reports

Agriculture & Farm Consultancy
Agriculture, Farm & Dairy Consultancy

Progressive Management Advice

We work with a range of estates and family farms across a variety of enterprises. Based in Devizes the consultancy team provide strategic advice and financial budgeting, cross compliance and grant application assistance in addition to a specialist dairy consultancy service encompassing nutrition and technical advice across Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset & the south of England

Contact our consultancy team to discuss your business requirements and the range of services we offer


Contact our team to discuss your business requirements and the range of services we offer to farms and agricultural businesses.

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Simon Bennett

Managing Partner

BSc (Hons) Agriculture/ MBIAC

A farmer’s son growing up on an 800 acre dairy and arable farm in North Wiltshire, Simon joined AKC in 1999, leaving in 2002. Having spent time farming and working in accounts software he returned to AKC in 2006 and joined the partnership in 2008. Simon provides business advice to farmers in all sectors including financial budgeting, strategic plans and reviews along with Basic Payment/ Grant advice and diversification. In 2016, Simon became Managing Partner of AKC

Jenna Copp


BSc (Hons) Agricultural Business Management/ MBIAC

After graduating from Reading University in 2007 Jenna joined AKC becoming a partner in 2017. Jenna provides business and financial advice, as well as being involved with Environmental schemes, Basic Payment and grant applications for a wide range of rural businesses. Jenna works with a variety of farming businesses and is well versed in dealing with stakeholders within both large estates and family farms

Outside of work Jenna is a committee member of Wiltshire Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution charity and a partner in the family farming business

Robert Loxton


Robert combines extensive practical farming experience with a qualification in accountancy to provide farm management and advice. He has been managing farms on behalf of private owners and farming companies for the past thirty years. Robert also runs his own 800 acre farming business in Oxfordshire.

James Berry


FdSc Agriculture with Land & Farm Management/ P. Agric (IAGM)/ FACTS

James moved to AKC in 2016. His background is in the dairy and livestock industries. James provides strategic and financial advice as well as providing a bespoke nutrition and dairy technical service. His key skills are business strategy, nutrition, financial budgeting and cross compliance. James is originally from a dairy farming background in the south west

Peter Ridout


BSc (Hons) Agriculture/ MBIAC

Peter joined AKC in 1973, having worked for the Milk Marketing Board costing service. Since then he has been providing accounting and consultancy services to a range of farming businesses. Peter is a consultant within the business. A farmer’s son from Somerset, he has extensive knowledge of all main agricultural sectors. Peter is a former graduate of Harper Adams College, and also a past chairman of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants