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Farming Advice Service – December 2018

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CSS Update December 2018

If you are considering making a Countryside Stewardship Scheme application next year, Natural England is “open for business” and will be accepting applications for both Mid Tier and Higher Tier Schemes and the attached update hopefully provides a bit more information on the current funding situation.  Applications do take time to think about and prepare though so it is always better to start thinking about a scheme sooner rather than later if this is something you are interested in exploring further.

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Farming Advice Service – October 2018

This special edition of the newsletter has a particular focus on resources to help keep you up to date. It also provides the usual forthcoming key dates for cross compliance and greening.

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Farming Advice Service – August 2018

The Farming Advice Service (FAS) is a service funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help farms understand and meet the requirements of Cross Compliance, Greening (the Basic Payments Scheme) and the European Directives on both water protection and sustainable pesticide use.

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) – April 2018

As of April 2018 it is now illegal to let, or re-let residential property with an energy performance indicator of below Band E…

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Countryside Productivity Small Grants’ Scheme – March 2018

A new RDPE grant scheme offering £15 million of small grants for a range of equipment and technology to be used on farms was launched at the beginning of February…

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