Mixed Farming Offer: Countryside Stewardship

Find out if you're eligible to apply and read about what funding is available for agreements starting on 1 January 2021



You can apply for the Mixed Farming Offer from 11 February to 31 July 2020.

The Mixed Farming Offer helps a farm business provide for the needs of farmland birds, helps pollinators to carry out their essential service of pollinating flowers and crops, and helps to protect water courses.

Published 15 January 2018
Last updated 29 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Fixed table summary on leaflet

  2. Overview leaflet added to the page.

  3. Information updated for agreements starting on 1 January 2021.

  4. Updated - Applications for the Mixed Farming Offer closed on 31 July 2019. Removed details – Apply online

  5. Mixed Farming Offer launched 18 Feb

  6. The Mixed Farming Offer is closed for applications.

  7. Added link to evidence checking tool to 'What you need to know' document, in 4: How to apply.

  8. Option and supplement descriptions PDF updated to show options AB1, AB5, AB6, AB8, AB9, AB11, SW1 and WT2 cannot be used on land already receiving funding for Ecological Focus Areas declared for Basic Payment Scheme.

  9. Application deadline extended to 31 August 2018.

  10. Deadline to request an application pack has passed. Removed the application pack request form.

  11. New shorter version of application pack request form.

  12. How to complete the application form guidance added.

  13. Application pack request form added. Section 5 ('Get an application pack') in the 'what you need to know guide' has also changed to refer to this form.

  14. First published.