Technical Update Feb 2016

February 2016 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Update prepared by the Farm Consultancy Group Natural England will be approaching those with expiring HLS Agreements where NE want that land in Higher-Tier. All Woodland applications will be in Higher- Tier but have different deadlines for Expression of Interest Funding for woodland creation The […]

Technical Update July 2015

July 2015 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Update prepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. Countryside Stewardship This scheme, as published, is more accessible than originally anticipated. As ever there is more clarification to come but there is enough detail now to, at least, plan an application. Registration All applicants must be registered with the RPA under the […]

Technical Update March 2015

March 2015 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Update prepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. In this issue: · Water Capital Grants · Woodland Capital Grants · Countryside Productivity Scheme Countryside Stewardship Agent Authorisation Land managers who use an agent to manage their Environmental Stewardship (ES) or Habitat Scheme agreements will need to send a new […]

Technical Update January 2015

January 2015 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Update prepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. In this issue: · CAP Reform · BPS Registration · Countryside Productivity Scheme CAP Reform The December CAP Reform Update has confirmed a few uncertainties: Active Farmer Renting out the following will not count as Operating a “real estate service”: […]