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Farmers, foresters and land managers can now apply for a range of schemes that pay for environmental benefits
The Rural Payments Agency confirms that over £1.57 billion has been paid out so far to farmers in England.
Two thirds of 2018 BPS payments made in the first day of the payment window
Entitlement values and greening rates confirmed for 2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) after exchange rate is set.
Further rounds of funding for the popular small grants scheme for farmers has been confirmed
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the exchange rate for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2018 payments made in sterling
A derogation from certain greening rules has been agreed with the European Commission and will come into force by 30 September 2018.
Farmers and land managers who claimed for 2016 and / or 2017 will have received at least 75% of their payment for those years by the end of September
Michael Gove sets out major post-Brexit policy to invest in the environment and take back control for farmers after almost 50 years under EU rules
Horticultural Marketing Inspectors investigation leads to fine for London market trader selling rotten fruit and vegetables
A major simplification of the way we regulate farming has been proposed in an interim report published today
A new agreement has been signed between AHDB and Defra setting out how AHDB could develop a new multi-species livestock traceability service for England.
The deadline for Countryside Stewardship application packs to be received by Natural England has been extended by one month
Farmers and land managers with a 2017 Countryside Stewardship agreement will receive a Bridging Payment for 75% of the current estimated value of their claim
Defra announces new funding for farmers across England to tackle the highly contagious disease Bovine Viral Diarrhoea.
An independent retailer has been ordered to pay over £4,000 for selling rotten fruit in his store.
A number of changes have been confirmed today to the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme
Rural Payments Agency secures fine after investigation.
The technical problems with the Rural Payments helpline this morning have now been resolved.
A shopkeeper has been fined over £3,000 for displaying and selling rotten fruit and vegetables in his Leeds based store.
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