Giles Cooper - Wilson Wraight

Grants for Water Resource Management

Given the difficulty faced by many farmers in getting cereal harvest completed due to the weather, it may seem untimely to talk about water shortages and the need to bolster supplies.  However prior to August, UK rainfall in 2017 had been down on average and those with irrigated crops have had a high usage year.  […]

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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 […]