Farming and food grants and payments

Services

  1. Make or update a rural payments claim

    Update your details with the Rural Payments Agency to keep claiming payments for your farm land

  2. Capital grant application form: Countryside Stewardship

    Applicants should use the capital grant form and relevant annex to apply for a grant for capital items for hedgerows and boundaries, or woodland support schemes.

  3. Check evidence and record keeping requirements: Countryside Stewardship

    A tool to help farmers and land managers check they can meet the requirements for Mid Tier and Wildlife Offers before they apply.

  4. Permanent grassland assessment form: Countryside Stewardship

    For farmers and land managers to assess if land is eligible for permanent grassland options GS2, GS5 or GS6.

  5. Claim a facilitation fund grant and record progress: Countryside Stewardship

    Use this form to claim a payment and record progress under a facilitation fund agreement.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. BPS 2018
  2. Countryside Productivity Scheme
  3. Mid Tier: Countryside Stewardship
  4. Rural Development Programme for England: LEADER funding
  5. Cross compliance 2018
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News and communications

  1. £30 million commitment to help farmers boost productivity
  2. Statement on Funding for Scottish Farmers Post-Brexit
  3. BPS 2018 payments exchange rate set
  4. Derogation from some Ecological Focus Areas
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Research and statistics

  1. Farm incomes in Northern Ireland: 2014/15
  2. December agricultural and horticultural survey, NI: 2015
  3. June agricultural and horticultural survey, statistical report, NI: 2015
  4. Fertiliser Statistics Northern Ireland - Quarterly 2016
  5. Fertiliser Statistics Northern Ireland 2016 - Quarterly
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
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