The Sustainable Farming Incentive is available to the farming community, rewarding farmers for environmental benefits provided through their land management practices.
As the area-based Basic Payment Scheme is phased out, SFI represents an important consideration for farmers seeking to maximise farm income. For farmers who choose to enter the SFI, Defra have worked hard to ensure the scheme is easy to apply for, with the majority of farmers expected to complete their own applications.
In this workshop, we will help farmers and landowners to understand the SFI scheme and the application process. We will cover:
Please note, this workshop will not go into detail on the various options available under SFI. To learn more about this, please find one of our SFI Options workshops here.
This workshop is available to any farmer or land manager in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Cornwall, or the Isles of Scilly 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.