Posts Categorized: Farming & Property Bulletin

Farming and Property Bulletin – January 2018

Countryside Stewardship Changes The Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) is due for a number of improvements ahead of the 2018 application period. These aim to make it easier for farmers to access the funding it offers. Streamline Packages Four ‘packages’ covering the most common farm type will be offered and will have a shorter application form… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – December 2017

New Farming Rules for Water From 2nd April 2018 all farmers in England will be required to follow a new set of farming rules for water. The rules will be: Promote good practice in managing fertilisers and manures Encourage land managers to take reasonable precautions to prevent diffuse pollution from runoff or soil erosion Require… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2016

Woodland Creation Grants  The window for Woodland Creation grants under the new Countryside Stewardship has now opened for applications.  This is a standalone grant under the main Countryside Stewardship scheme which provides a one-off payment towards the cost of supplying and planting trees and associated items, such as fencing, required to create a woodland.  The grant is… Read more »