Hedgecutting© Tim Scrivener
Farmers in England are reminded that they will lose part of their Basic Payment if they cut hedges in August without a written derogation. As part of the 2014 CAP reform agreement, Defra announced it would extend the hedgecutting ban in England from 1 March to 31 August – a full month longer than farmers were used to. Growers were told that if they were sowing oilseed rape or temporary grass in August then they could apply for a derogation from […]
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