Mark GrimshawRPA chief executive Mark Grimshaw © Tom Harford Thompson
Brussels is considering an extension to the deadline for 2016 Basic Payment applications amid growing fears that farmers will be unable to submit claims on time. The deadline for claims is 16 May. But with just one month to go, IT issues and the knock-on effects of delays to payment verifications for last year have left UK farmers and their agents concerned that it might be missed. It is likely any extension would be Europe-wide. EU farm commissioner Phil Hogan […]
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