The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has extended the opening of support services for farmers and agents with 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications over the Easter weekend.
Over the Easter weekend the Rural Services helpline (03000 200 301) will be open for 2016 BPS support from 8am to 4pm on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday. Lines should be quieter during this period.
It will be closed on Easter Sunday.
Online Support Centres
Help with applying online is also available at Online Support Centres across England.
Over the Easter weekend most Online Support Centres will open from 9am to 4pm on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday.
They will be closed on Easter Sunday.
To book an appointment, call 03000 200 301.
All Online Support Centre locations can be found at GOV.UK/rpa/bps2016.