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  • Key Dates for Cross Compliance



    This key date reminder has been sent by the Farming Advice Service (FAS), to help farmers stay compliant with the cross compliance and greening requirements in England.


    FAS provides free, confidential advice on cross compliance and the greening requirements, some aspects of the Water Framework Directive (including silage, slurry and agricultural fuel oil (SSAFO) and waste exemptions) and the Sustainable Use (of pesticides) Directive. To get in contact, please call 03000 200 301 (select the option for FAS), or email [email protected]


    1 December

    You need to carry out your annual inventory of sheep and goats. (SMR* 8)

    1 December

    Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2017 payment window opens

    31 December

    Official end of the BPS 2017 scheme year

    *SMR = Statutory Management Requirements


    For more detail on the information provided in the key dates table, please go to the relevant section of ‘The guide to cross compliance in England 2017’ and ‘Basic Payment Scheme: rules for 2017