In this post, I’d like to share what we’ve done to make Countryside Stewardship a more attractive option for more farmers as they plan for the impact of Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) reductions and subsequent removal.
Lauren works as an External Affairs Manager in the External Affairs Team in the Rural Payments Agency.
Lauren has been a civil servant for 15 years, starting in Defra in 2006 working in a variety of different roles and transferring over to the RPA in 2014. Her current role involves customer engagement, including blogging for the agency.
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