Small Dairy Farmer Scheme

You must be registered on the Rural Payments service before RPA can make a payment to you.

Payments will be capped at 500,000 litres of cows’ milk production.

In England, payment will be calculated at the rate of 1.02078 pence per litre up to the cap of 500,000 litres of production. RPA is making payments from 4 August 2017. Payments may take up to 3 working days to reach bank accounts.

In Northern Ireland, the final payment rate cannot be confirmed until DAERAcalculates the amount of funding remaining from the EAA allocation. The rate will be published on GOV.UK. RPA will aim to make payments to you by the end of September 2017, using the bank account details RPA holds.  If your bank details have changed recently, contact RPA on 03000 200 301.