Rural Payments Agency key dates 2019

Key dates timeline for the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), Countryside Stewardship (CS) and Environmental Stewardship (ES)



The timeline shows you important dates in 2019 for all three schemes (BPS, CS and ES), ahead of the full scheme rules and guidance being published. We’ve also included some of the things that you need to do to meet the cross compliance and Ecological Focus Area (EFA) /greening requirements of your application(s).

You can also read our blog for more information.

Why not add these dates to your calendar now.

You could also add a reminder, if you save them electronically, so that you don’t forget them.

Published 4 February 2019
Last updated 5 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Re-positioned months at top and bottom of the PDF timeline to sit in the middle of each month as oppose to the beginning.
  2. Changed hedgerows and boundaries date to 3 May (midnight)
  3. First published.