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 thosewith expiring HLS Agreements where NEwant that land in Higher-Tier. All Woodland applications will be in Higher- Tier but have different deadlines for Expression of Interest Funding for woodland creationThe woodland creation grant […]

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. RegistrationAll applicants must be registered with the RPA under the new […]

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 AuthorisationLand managers who use an agent to manage their Environmental Stewardship (ES) or Habitat Scheme agreements will need to send a new agent authorisation form […]

Technical Update January 2015

January 2015 Welcome to this edition of the RegulationTechnical Update prepared by the FarmConsultancy 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”:· Accommodation facilities on a […]