Agri-Environment scheme information for farmers and land managers
Following on from our Agri-environment schemes and the future: How to get the best for your business workshop in March (details and recording below), we have collated information you may find useful. As more information on various agri-environment schemes becomes available we will update this page.
Applications for the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) pilot opened on March 15th
- Further information on SFI as a whole is available here
- Information on the pilot is available here
- You can express interest in taking part in the pilot here
For further information on regional workshops and one-to-one advice for farmers and land managers visit here.
Agri-environment schemes and the future: How to get the best for your business
Please note, this workshop took place via Zoom on the 23rd of March 2019 (recording available below)
- Hear from farmers already in agri-environment schemes: The benefits and pitfalls
- Fraser Hugill, who farms 350 acres in the Howardian Hills AONB - half is arable, and half supports a herd of Beef Shorthorn suckler cows.
- Andrea Meanwell, who farms beef and sheep in the Lake District National Park.
- Countryside Stewardship: What has changed in this year’s scheme?
- Farming in Protected Landscapes: A statement by Defra
- Question and Answer session
Please find the workshop recording below – feel free to forward the link to other farmers and land managers https://youtu.be/QTHGdWHx5yA
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