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CAP Payments  - Deadline extended

CAP Payments  - Deadline extended

The European Commission confirmed on 4 May 2017 that Member States could extend the deadline for farmers and other land managers to claim for payments under the Common Agricultural Policy by one month.

For Countryside Stewardship agreements with a start date of 1 January 2017 only, the deadline for submitting claims by 15 May is being extended to 15 June 2017.

The deadline for submitting Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) claims and all other multi-annual Agri-Environment agreement and forestry annual claims remains 15 May 2017. For more information, click here

If you have any case-specific queries please contact the Natural England enquiries team via:

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•       Telephone - 0300 060 3900

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