Farmland at the Ballington Manor Estate
Direct payments to farmers in England will be phased out within a decade – and possibly as soon as five years – under government plans for a new agricultural policy once the UK leaves the European Union. Plans contained in a Defra consultation paper published this week confirm the government’s intention to replace the existing system of farm support with a new framework based on environmental enhancements and the delivery of public goods. See also: Gove plans to redirect £150m […]