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2017 Countryside Stewardship Now Open

The Countryside Stewardship Mid Tier and Higher Tier scheme for 2017 opened on Friday 10th March. Details of this scheme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/countryside-stewardship-get-paid-for-environmental-land-management Higher Tier application packs will need...

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New RDPE Growth Programme Opens

Defra has just published details of the new RDPE funding that is available to farmers and rural businesses through the Local Enterprise Partnerships. The deadline for submission of expressions of interest...

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Changes to Nitrate Vunerable Zones

“All farmers affected by the proposed changes to Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ) boundaries should have recently received notification of this from Defra” says Brian Dinnis of leading agents Acorn Rural Property...

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