Last day to request mid-tier stewardship application pack

Farmers who want to apply under the mid-tier Countryside Stewardship scheme for an agreement starting on 1 January 2018  must have requested an application pack by the end of today (31 July).

Application packs can be requested from Natural England by calling 0208 026 1089.

See also: What the new Countryside Stewardship Scheme can offer farmers

The mid-tier scheme offers five-year agreements for environmental improvements in the wider countryside, such as reducing diffuse water pollution or improving the environment for birds, pollinators and farm wildlife.

The deadline for final applications in 30 September 2017.