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Brussels looks set to extend the deadline for Basic Payment Scheme applications amid deepening concerns about the new system. With just weeks to go, European farm commissioner Phil Hogan said he was willing to “look favourably” at the option of extending the 15 May deadline. See also: Scotland prints paper forms as subsidy backup plan It follows warnings from farm leaders that inadequate computer systems were leaving farmers unable to make scheme applications. Mr Hogan didn’t say how long the deadline might […]
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