Technical Update December 2014

December 2014 Welcome to this edition of the RegulationTechnical Update prepared by the FarmConsultancy Group. In this issue:· Cross Compliance 2015· Countryside Stewardship CapitalGrants Cross Compliance 2015 The most obvious change is that all of the GAECs and most of the SMRs have been renumbered. Some GAECs have also been split or merged into other rules; whilst others have […]

Technical Update BPS October 2014

October 2014 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Updateprepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. Basic Payment Scheme This issue is a summary of the changes published in the CAP October 2014 Update. Confirmed Active Farmer:A farmer is a person or business that carries out an agricultural activity, which means:• producing, rearing or growing […]

Technical Update BPS August 2014

August 2016 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Updateprepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. Confirmed Active Farmer:Readmission to Active Farmer status could be accessed through three routes of which twohave been outlined in Defra’s guidance:1. Readmission by income: evidence will have to be shown that direct payments were worth more than 5% of […]

Technical Update BPS July 2014

August 2014 Welcome to this edition of the Regulation Technical Updateprepared by the Farm Consultancy Group. Basic Payment Scheme This issue is an update on what is currently known of the BPS and attempts to collate a lot ofthe information that has been drip – fed from Defra: Registration1. All applications for the Basic Payment […]