Farm Business Resilience

Farm Business Resilience: The Agricultural Transition Plan

This is the biggest change in farm support for generations and all farmers need to think how they will react.

This FREE workshop will cover:

  • Timelines and reductions in the Basic Payment Scheme
  • The introduction of the Sustainable Farming Incentive Scheme (SFI) 2021/2022
  • How the SFI links with the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELM’s)2024

A number of new capital grant schemes are proposed linked to the SFI standards and also stand alone productivity grants under the Farming Investment Fund.

The workshop is run by Stewart Horne who has a wealth of agricultural and business experience, having been a farmer for over 35 years and Managing Director of BIP for over 20 years. A well respected professional he holds several high-profile roles connected with rural organisations including the Rural Services Network, CQLP and is a member of several initiatives.

In addition, the Heart of the South West Growth Hub will fund a limited amount of individual business support over the next few months to assist farmers address the changes.



This online workshop is available to farmers based in West Devon and South Hams. If you are based elsewhere in Devon or Somerset, please send us an email to register you interest in a future session by emailing


How to join the webinar

You will receive an automatic confirmation email from Eventbrite after you register. This will contain the link and password to join the event, which will be hosted on Zoom. Please check your junk mail if you don’t see it in your inbox. If you don’t receive the link within a few hours of signing up, please contact us at and we will resend it to you. Depending on how close to the event you register, it’s likely you will receive automatic reminder emails nearer the time with the joining details again.


If you have any questions about the session please call us on 01837 659 059 or email




Jan 28 2021


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm