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The Rural Payments Agency Podcast: Episode 2

The RPA Podcast

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has released the second episode of The RPA Podcast. In our latest episode, Sustainable Farming Incentive Pilot Delivery Manager, Alex Hills, talks about the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) pilot scheme, and the important findings that …

The Rural Payments Agency Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript

James: Hello and welcome to the second Rural Payments Agency podcast. During today’s episode, we’ll update you on the Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme, give you the latest information on the Countryside Stewardship applications window and review the Lump Sum Exit …

Jake McClure joins best leaders around the world to champion leadership development

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South Devon

Jake McClure, Director of Organisational Development at the Rural Payments Agency, has been named a Chartered Institute of Management Chartered Companion. Jake will help lead the Chartered Institute of Management’s (CMI) 140,000 members and partners in transforming experience, expertise and …

Countryside Stewardship Scheme Now Open For Applications

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Countryside Stewardship applications will open on 8 February 2022. To make sure you have everything you need to make your application we have put together some useful information. You can read our Countryside Stewardship: How To Apply guide on GOV.UK …

Driving Environmental Sustainability Leadership across the Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs

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Rive Wye at Symonds

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) is embarking on an innovative programme to build leadership in environmental sustainability across the Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Tamara Finkelstein, Defra Permanent Secretary and Civil Service Apprenticeship Champion, said: “Our …

Start preparing for your Rural Payments applications and claims

Open laptop on a desk with the screen showing the 'Make or update a rural payments claim' page on GOV.UK

In February 2022 applications will open for new Countryside Stewardship agreements, and from March 2022 you will be able to apply for Basic Payment Scheme 2022 and to submit Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship revenue claims. To make sure that …

How to update your details in the Rural Payments Service

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Change permissions on the Rural Payments service

It’s important to keep your contact details updated in the Rural Payments Service as we will use these to contact you about important issues. When you sign into the Rural Payments Service, go to ‘Your businesses’ and click ‘View and …