Farming and Property Bulletin – December 2015

Basic Payment Scheme – English Entitlement Values

The Rural Payments Agency has announced BPS entitlement values for 2015. The estimated payment in the Lowland region falls by 7.3% compared to the 2014 rate under SPS.

The table below shows the published rates and the actual payments that farmers will receive. This is based on the 2015 conversation rate of €1 = £0.73129. The net payments shown are after Financial Discipline at 1.393%.

GROSS PAYMENTS

(€ PER HA)

NET BPS PAYMENTS

(£ PER HA)

2015 Standard 2015 Greening 2015 Total 2015
Lowland €171.83 €76.19 €248.02 £178.85
SDA Non-Moorland €170.60 €75.64 €246.24 £177.57
Moorland €45.07 €19.99 €65.06 £46.92

NFU Bulletin – December 2015