After much confusion with the introduction to the farming rules for water last year, the environment agency and DEFRA have issued some updated guidance.
The new set of rules requires a plan for organic manure or inorganic fertiliser on all land types. This should include: A nutrient management plan for each parcel of land. Information from RB209, management software of a qualified adviser. A tailored plan depending on the nutrient content of manure (measured using lab tests o
The window for BPS applications is now open and will remain so until the 16th of May. As you will all be aware, BPS will continue to reduce this coming year. However, it is still important to ensure that applications are filled in correctly with accurate cropping. The opening of the BPS application window has corresponded with the opportunity to submit Countryside Stewardship revenue claims, this window also runs until the 16th of May to submit a claim without penalty. Countr