The Countryside Stewardship Scheme opens today (18 February) for farmers and land managers.  These agreements provide a viable, long-term source of income to those who deliver environmental benefits on their land.  Farmers and land managers who are new to taking on environmental work or with expired or expiring Environmental Stewardship agreements can apply for Mid Tier, Higher Tier, Wildlife Offers and Hedgerows and Boundaries Capital Grant. The application deadlines are as follows:-

– Higher Tier – 3rd May 2019

– Mid Tier – 31st July 2019

–  4 Wildlife Offers – 31st July 2019

– Hedgerows and Boundaries Capital Grant – 3rd May 2019

You can contact one of our team to find out more on 01793 842055 or email