|SAF Deadline Extension||
The SAF deadline has now been extended to 15th June 2020 and all subsequent deadlines which follow will also be extended by a month, including for submitting supporting evidence.
|15 June 2020|
|BPS Greening Requirements||
The three crop rule crop diversification requirements for the 2020 BPS year will no longer apply. Seed receipts need not be submitted however Ecological Focus Area requirements remain in place.
The system cannot be changed at this late date to stop warnings appearing on the SAF when the three crop rule is not met - a message will therefore appear and can be ignored.
|Glastir Small Grants: Landscape and Pollinators||
Due to the covid pandemic, RPW have confirmed that the deadline for Glastir Small Grants: Landscape and Pollinators capital works has been extended to 30 September 2020 so that work can be conducted in September after the hedge cutting closed period.
|30 September 2020|
|Glastir Woodland Creation (GWC)||
The 9th Expression of Interest window is now open for the GWC scheme.
|12 June 2020|
|Farming Connect Funding for Training Application Window||
The next funding application for training are open and will close on 26 June 2020.
Those registering for the first time in order to apply for a funded training course or update their account details should contact Farming Connect before 5pm on 22 June 2020.
|26th June 2020|
|Dŵr Cymru Pesticide Scheme||
Dŵr Cymru have relaunched their free and confidential Pesticide Disposal Scheme for farmers, growers, gamekeepers, foresters and land managers to safely dispose of any wanted or out of date pesticides and herbicides.
|Extended to 29 May 2020|
Dairy farmers in Wales have spoken of their deep concern that water quality regulations published in draft form by Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths would push dairy farms ‘over the edge’.
Discussing the draft legislation at an emergency meeting of the Farmers’ Union of Wales Milk and Dairy produce committee, delegates were clear that a large proportion of the industry, which is already suffering severe impacts due to the knock-on impact of coronavirus, would not survive if these regulations were to be introduced.