Rural Payments

NFU update on BPS meetings, click here.

What you need to know about BPS in 2020, click here.

The Basic Payment Scheme is a safety net for farmers as a supplement to their main farm business income, more information on how to apply for it and what it involves can be accessed here.

  • Claiming BPS 2020 and greening payments in extreme weather, click here.


  • Funding for farmers, woodland owners, foresters and land managers to make environmental improvements – Countryside stewardship
  • Responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices – Environmental stewardship

Make or update a rural payments claim, click here.

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