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Find information about Countryside Stewardship options, capital items and supplements
The home of Rural Payments Agency on GOV.UK. We pay out over £2 billion each year to support a thriving farming and food sector.
Manuals explain the scheme rules and How to apply guides will help you with your application
Update your details with the Rural Payments Agency to keep claiming payments for your farm land
Read the manual and guidance to help you apply for a Mid Tier multi-year (including Water Capital item) and Wildlife Offers agreement starting on 1 January 2022
Manual for all Mid Tier multi-year (including Water Capital item) agreements and Wildlife Offers agreements starting on 1 January 2022
Read the manual and guidance to help you apply for a Capital Grants agreement starting in 2021
This manual explains what you need to do to apply for Countryside Stewardship Capital Grants.
It’s a two-year grant for capital works in three areas: boundaries, trees and orchards; water quality and air quality to deliver…
Countryside Stewardship (CS) provides financial incentives for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to look after and improve the environment.
Scheme rules for holders of agreements that started on 1 January 2021
All the information you need to know about the main rural payment for farmers
Farmers and land managers are being encouraged to apply for Countryside Stewardship (CS) agreements to help them protect and improve the natural environment.
How to get a county parish holding (CPH) number, add land to your CPH or register your temporary use of land to keep livestock.
Information for rural business about different schemes that are offered for rural payments and grants.
How to register and update your personal, business and land details on the Rural Payments service
A description and brief requirements for the capital items under the CS Capital Grants.
Everything rural businesses need to know about the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in 2021
Find out about eligibility and requirements for the concrete yard renewal item.
Register with BCMS's online service to register cattle births and report cattle deaths and cattle movements online
What you need to do to export or move food, drink and agricultural products.
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