2015 BPS Payment Rates Confirmed

The BPS 2015 Entitlement Values, Greening Payment and the funding required for the National Reserve have now been confirmed by the RPA.

The BPS 2015 Entitlement Values are: €171.83 Non-SDA, €170.60 SDA Non-Moorland and €45.07 SDA Moorland

The Greening Payment (additional payment over and above the BPS entitlement value) values are €76.19 for non SDA, €75.64 SDA Non-Moorland and €19.99 SDA Moorland.

The National Reserve has required 0.75% of the Direct Payments fund.  (The exchange rate was confirmed at the end of September as being €1 = £0.73129.)

Therefore, the value for both Entitlement and the Greening Payment for Non-SDA land in 2015 equates to £181.37/ha (£73.40/acre).