Farmers and land managers must follow these cross compliance rules from 1 January 2021 for the whole year if they claim for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), a stewardship scheme or the English Woodland Grant Scheme (EWGS) in 2021.
Contact the Defra Rural Services helpline for farming-related advice from the Rural Payments Agency. Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm. You should also call us 24/7 to report suspicion of notifiable disease in animals. Find out about call charges at www.gov.uk/call-charges.