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RDPE COUNTRYSIDE PRODUCTIVITY SCHEME GRANTS

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January
18

The RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors. Under the RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme, there are grants for: water resource management and reservoirs improving forestry productivity adding value …

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WEBBPATON’S SEMINAR 2018 POSTPONED

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January
12

WebbPaton have postponed our annual round of seminars in late January/early February. The main topic of interest currently is the future of farming policy post Brexit, which is largely unknown.  It has been confirmed that BPS 2019 will be on …

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WOODLAND CREATION GRANTS

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January
10

The application window for the Woodland Creation Grant is now open.  These are two-year capital grants of up to £6,800 per hectare, with the opportunity to apply for ten-year annual maintenance payments.  Applications must be submitted by 16th February 2018.  If you are …

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HEDGEROW AND BOUNDARIES GRANT

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December
8

The Countryside Stewardship Scheme will be open for applications again in 2018 with the first focus being on the expanded Hedgerow and Boundaries Grant. The maximum spend for improvements to hedgerows, stone walls, etc on any one farm has been …

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EXAM SUCCESS

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December
7

WebbPaton are delighted to announce that Becky Meredith has recently passed the RICS exams and also exams for the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) with flying colours and is now a Fellow of the Association. This professional qualification denotes …

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ENTITLEMENTS FOR SALE

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November
7

WebbPaton have received instructions to sell Basic Payment Scheme entitlements which have been placed on our website.  The Rural Payments Agency will open the online transfer system in February, but meanwhile we are happy to discuss your requirements and take offers from potential …

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WEBBPATON’S NEW MEMBER OF STAFF

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August
31

Mark Webb and George Paton are delighted to welcome George King to the professional team at WebbPaton. George, 22, grew up on a livestock farm in Leicestershire and completed his BSc (Hons) degree in Rural Land Management at The Royal Agricultural University in …

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SEE US AT THE DAIRY SHOW

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August
31

The Dairy Show at the Bath & West Showground takes place on Wednesday 4th October.  This is the UK’s largest dairy show with many trade stands and over 300 cattle entries.  Come and take a seat and enjoy some refreshments …

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BPS 2018: CHANGES TO GREENING REQUIREMENTS

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August
11

The European Commission has published updated greening rules which will come into effect from 1 January 2018 and logically affects cropping for this autumn. The main changes to the 2018 greening rules are as follows: A complete ban on the …

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BPS ENTITLEMENT TRADING

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February
16

Trading has started on Basic Payments for 2017.  WebbPaton buy and sell BPS entitlements.  For more information and latest prices call Susan Elmes on 01793 842055 or email susan@webbpaton.co.uk.   We also provide cross compliance and BP5 advice, so if …

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COUNTRYSIDE STEWARDSHIP 2016 AGREEMENT OFFERS

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January
16

Natural England are reporting that agreement offers for 2016 Countryside Stewardship applications should be received by applicants between the end of this month to the end of March, depending on the complexity of the application. Originally it was anticipated that agreement offers would be …

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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM WEBBPATON

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December
19

WebbPaton will be closed for the Christmas break from the afternoon of Wednesday 21st December until 9.00am on Tuesday 3rd January.  If you wish to telephone 01793 842055 you can leave a message on our answering service, and we will pick …

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2016 BPS PAYMENTS BEGIN

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December
1

The RPA have begun to remit the 2016 BPS payments on time, with WebbPaton clients reporting receipt of funds in their bank accounts today.  Remittance advices are also arriving with the morning post.  As part of our service to BPS …

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2017 SEMINAR UPDATES

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November
15

Coming soon!  When the festive season has faded to a memory WebbPaton will be running our popular annual Farm Business Update meetings.  This year we will include an update on the evergreen topic of Basic Payment Scheme and Cross Compliance, a look at life after Brexit for …

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2016 BPS ENTITLEMENT VALUES ANNOUNCED

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November
15

The RPA have announced entitlement values for 2016.  When converted from euros to sterling this year’s improved exchange rate of €1 = £0.85228 has helped lift the payment by 16.5% compared to 2015.  The Financial Discipline Mechanism (FDM) rate applicable to …

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ENTITLEMENT TRADING FOR 2017

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October
24

Interest in trading entitlements for the 2017 claim year has begun to pick up in the last few days. Sellers are coming forward to claim an early sale, but more is needed. With at least two claim years available BPS …

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LAST FEW BPS ENTITLEMENTS AVAILABLE FOR 2016

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May
7

With less than one week of entitlement trading left before the RPA entitlement transfer window for 2016 closes on 16th May purchasers are urged to buy their extra entitlements sooner rather than later.  Whilst it is not too late to buy, payment must …

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BPS ENTITLEMENTS FOR SALE

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March
15

WebbPaton have Basic Payment Scheme entitlements for sale.  With the slow delivery of 2015 Entitlement Claim Statements and still a large number of unpaid claims its unsurprising that trading has been quieter this year. When you complete your claim for 2016 you may find you …

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WOODLAND CREATION GRANTS

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February
17

The window for Woodland Creation grants under the new Countryside Stewardship has now opened for applications.  This is a standalone grant under the main Countryside Stewardship scheme which provides a one-off payment towards the cost of supplying and planting trees and …

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