Food and farming industry


  1. Get help and support for your business

    Get business support and advice over the phone and online - setting up and running a business

  2. Make or update a rural payments claim

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

  3. Use Cattle Tracing System (CTS) Online

    Register with BCMS's online service to register cattle births and report cattle deaths and cattle movements online

  4. June survey of agriculture and horticulture

    Collecting land, crops and livestock information and surveying farm management practice with Defra agricultural surveys

  5. Agricultural Sick Pay

    Agricultural Sick Pay means you're paid wages while you're sick - can you get it, how to claim, what you'll get

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Register land you use to keep livestock
  2. BPS 2019
  3. Agricultural vehicle licences, tax information and fuel
  4. Agricultural tenancies
  5. Using nitrogen fertilisers in nitrate vulnerable zones
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News and communications

  1. Edition 19: News from the Adjudicator
  2. Gove appoints Dimbleby to pioneer 'farm to fork' revolution
  3. Gove to introduce 'Natasha's Law'
  4. Whisky and salmon boost Scottish exports to record £1.4 billion
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Research and statistics

  1. Latest cattle, sheep and pig slaughter statistics
  2. Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2018
  3. Genetically Modified Organisms: list of deliberate release sites
  4. Latest UK milk prices and composition of milk
  5. UK Expert Committee on Pesticides (ECP): annual report
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Food labelling: changing food allergen information laws
  2. Reforming agricultural tenancies in England
  3. Food and natural mineral water: amending laws in England
  4. Food labelling: amending laws
  5. Geographical Indications (GI): creating UK schemes after Brexit
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Finding a GSCOP training provider
  2. RPA Business Impact Target (BIT) Reports
  3. Government Chemist Annual Review 2016
  4. Request for information under Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) concerning the implementation of a Cross Compliance penalty - 18 Jan 2017
  5. UK Co-ordinating Body Annual Report: 2015 to 2016
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