Between 2021 and 2027, the government will reduce and then stop Direct Payments. Instead, farmers will be supported to improve the environment, improve animal health and welfare, and reduce carbon emissions. This is the biggest change in farm support for generations and all farmers need to think how they will adapt.
The Future Farming Resilience Fund has been funded by Defra to allow us to support farmers and land managers with this transition. The support is free and available from October 2022 to any farmer or land manager currently in receipt of BPS payments.
This FREE workshop will cover:
We will also take a look at a number of new capital grant schemes that are proposed, linked to the SFI standards and also stand alone productivity grants under the Farming Investment Fund.
Timings & Refreshments:
We will be serving a free pasty supper and refreshments prior to the start of the workshop with timings as follows:
This workshop is part of the Future Farming Resilience programme & is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, or Cornwall currently in receipt of BPS payments.
To be eligible to participate in the Future Farming Resilience project and receive subsequent 1:1 support or attend further workshops, you will be required to complete a Monitoring Information form. Forms will be provided by your advisor, at a workshop, or emailed to you after an online workshop. Please ensure forms are completed swiftly. Please be aware that BIP may limit further access to specialist workshops or 1:1 advice, if the form is not completed.