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New soil protection cross-compliance rules came into force this year. Rebecca Barrett of the Farming Advice Service explains what farmers need to do to comply and avoid losing their CAP payment What is cross-compliance? Cross-compliance refers to the requirement for farmers to comply with a set of statutory management requirements (SMRs) and also to ensure that the land is in Good Agricultural and Environmental Conditions (GAECs) so that they can qualify for a full payment. See also: 10 steps to a […]