Schemes

‘Grave concern’ for England’s tenant farmers in new schemes

‘Grave concern’ for England’s tenant farmers in new schemes

The Tenant Farmers’ Association (TFA) has expressed its grave concerns about tenant farmers in England being both unable to access...

January 6, 2022

36% of FBS-surveyed farms applied for Covid-19 support

36% of FBS-surveyed farms applied for Covid-19 support

Around 36% of the farms surveyed as part of the annual Farm Business Survey (FBS) applied for at least one...

December 16, 2021

BPS payments issue to over 93% of farm businesses in Wales

BPS payments issue to over 93% of farm businesses in Wales

More than 93% of Welsh farm businesses have today (Wednesday, December 15) received Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2021 full or...

December 15, 2021

RPA issue £1.725 billion in payments to farmers

RPA issue £1.725 billion in payments to farmers

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has paid out £1.725 billion to farmers in the first few days of the payment window...

December 7, 2021

Underspend on NI pilot Protein Crops Scheme

Underspend on NI pilot Protein Crops Scheme

October 15, 2021

Over 15,600 farm businesses in Wales to receive BPS payments tomorrow

Over 15,600 farm businesses in Wales to receive BPS payments tomorrow

Over 15,600 farm businesses across Wales will receive a share of over £159.6m in Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Advance payments...

October 14, 2021

UFU sets out its stance on NI’s new Agricultural Policy Framework

UFU sets out its stance on NI’s new Agricultural Policy Framework

August 26, 2021

900 expressions of interest received for NI’s FBIS Tier 2 Tranche 2

900 expressions of interest received for NI’s FBIS Tier 2 Tranche 2

August 25, 2021

Environment to become a ‘profit centre’ rather than a cost on NI farms

Environment to become a ‘profit centre’ rather than a cost on NI farms

August 25, 2021

Poots launches NI’s first Agricultural Policy Framework

Poots launches NI’s first Agricultural Policy Framework

August 25, 2021

NI farmers urged to use EFS to improve water quality

NI farmers urged to use EFS to improve water quality

August 23, 2021

£2.7 million of North West flooding support payments to begin this week

£2.7 million of North West flooding support payments to begin this week

August 20, 2021

Old scheme rejections not to be reviewed as part of scheme appeal reforms

Old scheme rejections not to be reviewed as part of scheme appeal reforms

June 1, 2021

Agriculture Committee lays out key findings of Independent Panel review

Agriculture Committee lays out key findings of Independent Panel review

March 30, 2021

Minister to be final decision-maker for NI area-based scheme reviews

Minister to be final decision-maker for NI area-based scheme reviews

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced he will be the final decision-maker in future reviews of area-based scheme...

March 18, 2021

Rural Payments Agency opens window for farm payments for 2021

Rural Payments Agency opens window for farm payments for 2021

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application window has opened today (Thursday, March 18) for farmers to claim for their 2021...

March 18, 2021

NSA warns Sustainable Farming Incentive is ‘not a finished scheme’

NSA warns Sustainable Farming Incentive is ‘not a finished scheme’

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has welcomed the first indication of how England’s new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) will...

March 10, 2021

Date set for NI’s Single Application window to open

Date set for NI’s Single Application window to open

Applications for Northern Ireland’s 2021 Basic Payment Scheme and Entitlement Transfer Service will open on March 1, Agriculture Minister Gordon...

February 23, 2021