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BPS Action Points

BPS, current and future 2019 Payments As payments arrive this week: CHECK for claim progress on Rural Payments. Log onto the RPA online > click ‘view business’ > click ‘basic payment scheme applications’ > click ‘apply for BPS’.  The status will say Claim Validation or Preparing for Payment.  If the former, then the RPA are […]


South of England Farming Conference

From Uncertainty to Opportunity A very positive message was given at the SEAS Conference last night, chaired by BBC Presenter Charlotte Smith.  These uncertain times will undoubtedly create opportunities but the industry must embrace change, harness the best technology, and drive productivity.  Kent Farmer Owen Piper explained how his family farm had already developed a […]


RDPE Growth Programme

On Monday 4th November DEFRA announced the re-opening of the EU-funded RDPE Growth Programme, part of the Rural Development Programme for England. DEFRA have confirmed £35m of funding is available, with the potential to increase to £50m, dependant on the quality of applications. The Growth Programme, designed to create new jobs and growth in the […]