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Delinked payments guidance: information about transferring reference data

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RPA is replacing the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in England with delinked payments in 2024. The 2023 scheme year was the last year of BPS. Delinked payments will be paid each year from 2024 to 2027. We plan to make advance …

Mind Your Head 2024

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This week, 12-16 February 2024, is the Farm Safety Foundation’s (Yellow Wellies) seventh annual Mind Your Head campaign. Yellow Wellies is an independent registered charity covering the whole of the UK, set up in 2014 to raise awareness of farm …

New deadlines for Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment queries and appeals

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A new 60-day deadline for BPS queries and appeals is now in place. The deadline, approved by ministers, will help RPA manage the closure and administration of BPS efficiently. We sent an email (or letter) to our customers in December …

RPA’s strong performance helps farmers and rural businesses across the country

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  Farmers and rural businesses across the country have been once again helped by a strong performance from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) in all its services across 2023. Ensuring consistent financial support for farmers Throughout 2023, RPA has continued …

RPA Podcast – Episode 8 – Transcript and Executive Summary

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Executive Summary Item 1: Danielle Bragg, from the RPA Grants Service Team, runs us through all the grants available to farmers, under the Farming Investment Fund. The Farming Investment Fund offers funding for equipment, technology, and infrastructure that improves farm …