Philip Clarke looks at what is new for 2008
- What’s new for 2008 single farm payment claims?
More than 116,000 SPS claim forms and guidance notes have been sent out to English farmers and growers, and there is just one month left to get them back to the Rural Payments Agency.
- Nuts and bolts of claiming SPS – Where to get forms, Do’s and Don’ts and key dates
Practical details of claiming the single farm payment
- Advice on shared fields
From an entitlements perspective all that is needed for activation is eligible land. It does not matter if that land is part of a field, as long as no one else claims on it.
- Farmplan offers electronic solution to subsidy claims
The Rural Payments Agency will be accepting the electronic submission of Single Payment Scheme forms via the Government Gateway for the first time in 2008.