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CS and ELMs update events

In 2019 the “Farming is Changing” booklet was released (which can be read here) and “The Path to Sustainable Farming: An Agricultural Transition Plan 2021-2024” was published at the end of November 2021 (and can be read here.) Most recently, at the end of July 2022, the “New Farming Policies and Payments in England” booklet has been released, which you can read here.

These documents explain the changes that are being made to agricultural payments including the phase out of BPS, the new Environmental Land Management Scheme, capital grants and Countryside Stewardship.

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Content from our previous Farm Grant update events

Below, you will find the content from our previous update meetings on Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Land Management Schemes. Be sure to check for upcoming events too on our Farm events page,

2023 Farm Grant update meetings

During February 2023 we delivered a series of free workshops at venues across the National Park and online, reaching more than 200 farmers and landowners, to share the latest advice and give assistance to farmers, land-managers and land-owners on Countryside Stewardship, Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) and other Environmental Land Management Schemes (ELMS), Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF), Woodland Grants, the Farming Investment Fund, the Future Farm Resilience Fund, and Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL).

View a recording of our online update sessions here, or email farming@yorkshiredales.org.uk to get a copy of the presentation slides.