Dates – December 2017
Below are some key dates according to the Farming Advice Service (FAS). This is to help farmers stay compliant with the cross compliance and greening requirements in England.
FAS provides free, confidential advice on cross compliance and the greening requirements, some aspects of the Water Framework Directive (including silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil (SSAFO) and waste exemptions) and the Sustainable Use (of pesticides) Directive. To get in contact, please call 03000 200 301 (select the option for FAS), or email advice@farmingadviceservice.
|1 December||You need to carry out your annual inventory of sheep and goats. (SMR* 8)|
|1 December||Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 payment window opens|
|31 December||Official end of the BPS 2017 scheme year|
*SMR = Statutory Management Requirements
Alternatively, you can contact the Madeleys team who will be glad to offer advice and help.