Farmers on the Scottish border with England chatting© Ian Rutherford/REX
Defra has issued guidance for farmers wanting to claim under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), but have land that straddles more than one part of the UK. The rules for the BPS are different in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, which means farmers have to submit an application to each part of the UK where they have land. This is even if they are not intending to claim BPS in one part of the UK. However, producers will only […]