Contractor using a quad bike to map soil types© Tim Scrivener
The NFU has said it continues to see an “unacceptable” level of mapping errors as farmers attempt to fill out their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application forms ahead of the 15 May deadline. It became clear two weeks ago that mapping problems are worse this year than usual, requiring farmers and agents to spend time adding back ineligible features that they had previously recorded onto the Rural Payments Agency’s (RPA) mapping system. The problems appear to have occurred where the […]
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