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Important changes to Greening Requirements for 2018

The EU Greening requirements for the 2018 Scheme Year have been amended and DEFRA have partially clarified how they will implement these new Regulations in England.   The key changes are expected to be as follows:   There will be a ban on the use of Plant Protection Products on EFA Fallow Land, Catch & […]

Andrew Peebles - Wilson Wraight

Countryside Stewardship – deadline approaches

The Countryside Stewardship (CS) Scheme Mid Tier application packs must be requested by the 31st July 2017 at the latest so that Natural England has time to send out maps and evidence requirements in time for applicants to fulfil the application process by the submission date of the 30th September 2017. For most arable farmers […]

Rebecca Mahony - Wilson Wraight

2017 Basic Payment Scheme

The application window for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) has now opened with the deadline for the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to receive applications including supporting evidence being midnight on 15 May 2017. In 2017 as last year, farmers can apply for the BPS online via, whilst those who completed a paper BP5 form for […]