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No one really likes an inspection. There is no upside. It is either a pass or a fail. No sense of elation, just relief or disappointment.  Farming has several different types of inspection. The annual farm assurance check-up, machinery safety inspections, and the dreaded Rural Payments Agency (RPA) inspection, to name but a few. So why do I deem the first two acceptable, yet fear for the call from the RPA inspector? See also: How to avoid cross-compliance penalties Bluntly, […]