The window to submit applications for the Basic Payment Scheme and claim for Countryside Stewardship has been extended.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak the Government has extended the application window for BPS, Countryside and Environmental Stewardship and Woodland Legacy revenue payments until the 15th June 2020.
Subsequently the period for amending your claim without penalty has also been extended to 30th June 2020 with final submission of applications and claims now to be with the Rural Payment Agency by 10th July 2020.
The deadline for new CS Higher Tier and Mid Tier agreements remains the same; 1st May and 31st July 2020 respectively. Applications are still being accepted.
Our Agricultural Business Consultants are still fully active, completing BPS meetings and submissions remotely with the use of digital mapping software and virtual meetings.