The England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO) is one of a number of ongoing payments that can support farmers to manage their land in an environmentally sustainable way while continuing to produce food. In this post, I'll share more.
Matt leads on overall policy for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme.
This includes how we will transition Countryside Stewardship and other legacy agreements into the new schemes we are bringing forward.
He also manages the overall programme budget and the legislation that helps us deliver funding for farmers.
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Funding for Farmers
To leave farming (closing 30 September)
To join farming (trial coming in 2022)
BPS and delinked payments
Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in England will be replaced with delinked payments in 2024.