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The deadline for single farm payment (SFP) applications remains 15 May in Northern Ireland – despite the EU offering a one-month extension. The NI Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (Dard) said it was sticking by the original deadline because it was a “familiar date for farmers”. A department spokesman said changing the date this late on might cause “more confusion” and later submission of Single Application Forms (SAFs) would delay administration of the schemes. See also: Minister announces record […]
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