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Defra says it will extend the deadline for Basic Payment applications – if Brussels gives the go-ahead. Farm minister George Eustice said he welcomed indications that European farm commissioner Phil Hogan was likely to extend the deadline in the first year of claims. See also: Brussels looks set to extend basic payment deadline It follows widespread concern that thousands of farmers across Europe are likely to miss the 15 May deadline for applications to the new CAP payment scheme. Mr […]
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