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Doubts have been raised about the life expectancy of the direct payment regime, with the last BPS payments at current levels set to be made in 2019. Many farmers had assumed their direct payment would be assured until 2020, after the government’s announcement in August that it would guarantee Pillar 1 funding until the end of the Multiannual Financial Framework [MFF] in 2020.  See also: Relief as chancellor promises to maintain farm support However, Richard King, head of research at consultant Andersons, […]
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