Flock walking through gateway in snow covered pasture at dawn© FLPA / Allen Lloyd/REX/Shutterstock
Farmers with cross-border holdings in England and Wales are suffering unnecessary delays to their BPS payments due to the failure of government agencies to exchange data, say farm leaders. NFU Cymru president Stephen James said the majority of cross-border farmers were in a “desperate financial situation” as a result of not having received their 2015 basic payments – 14 weeks after the payment window opened. Rural Payments Agency (RPA) chief executive Mark Grimshaw told NFU Council on Tuesday (19 April) […]
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