Everything rural businesses need to know about the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in 2016 - including how to claim BPS online using the Rural Payments...
Keeping farmed animals: Animal welfare, bovine TB, cattle movements, importing and exporting farmed animals, and more.
Livestock movements and CPH numbers - changes from 2016 to 2017.
Producing and distributing food: Crops and horticulture, dairy and milk production, meat production and more.
Rural grants and payments: Basic Payment Scheme, Countryside Stewardship, cross compliance and more.
Land management: Organic farming, Energy Crops Scheme, protected sites and more.
Farming business: Cattle Tracing System (CTS) Online, report pig movements, register a milk production holding and more.
Defra Rural Services helpline
Telephone 03000 200 301
Contact the Defra Rural Services helpline for farming-related advice.
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.
Find out about call charges at www.gov.uk/call-charges.
Simpler rules on livestock movements to be introduced in England from July, Farming Minister George Eustice announced today (26 April 2016).
Find out what funding is available for environmental land management.
Farmers are being urged to monitor their stock carefully for bluetongue symptoms.
Farming Minister George Eustice announces new cross-industry TB biosecurity campaign.