There's funding available through a variety of schemes under the Rural Development Programme for England: Countryside Productivity, Countryside Stewardship and more.
The Basic Payment Scheme handbook was published yesterday (Tuesday 24 February) and provides farmers with the information they need to make their claim. The handbook, which can be found on GOV.UK, draws together and updates the information previously released in …
Farming Minister George Eustice visited the RPA’s support centre in Exeter on Tuesday, one of 50 support centres set up across the country to help farmers register online for the new Rural Payments service. The Rural Payments service is the …
On 27 August, we held a two hour live Q&A session on the Farming Forum website, which currently has over 8,000 registered members from across the agricultural sector. You can read the thread here (most recent posts are on the …
Further information on the new Common Agricultural Policy has been published today. This will help farmers in England learn more about how they can meet the new EU-wide requirements from 2015 to help plan their next cropping year. This is …
This year's National Sheep Association's Sheep Event is set against the stunning backdrop of the Malvern Hills, Worcestershire.
From this week, the very first users of the new online application and payment service for all CAP schemes, called CAP Information Service, will be able to register and begin using a private beta of the service for themselves.
More than 2,500 rural businesses are set to receive a share of £19 million of funding from Round 3 of the Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme (FFIS), part of the CAP-funded Rural Development Programme for England.
We have just finished several weeks of travelling around England with the Farming Advice Service (FAS), presenting at seminars for farm advisers on greening and the new online application and payment service for all CAP schemes, the CAP Information Service. …
The team behind the delivery of the new online application and payment service, CAP Information Service, received a visit yesterday from George Eustice, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Defra,
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