Single Farm Payment Scheme special report

Welcome to the Farmers Weekly guide to the Single Farm Payment Scheme (also known as SFP, SPS and single farm payment ).

The Single Payment Scheme (or Single Farm Payment) is a grant scheme introduced in 2005/2006 by the EU to replace the existing Headage/Premia Schemes.

Below is essential information for farmers applying for their Single Farm Payment Scheme subsidies

Single Payment Scheme information


Single Farm Payment Scheme calculators

Single Farm Payment Scheme forms



Single Farm Payment Scheme links

Further reading

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