Key Dates For Your Diary 2019

1 You must not cut or trim hedges or trees from this date, but you can carry out hedge and tree coppicing and hedge laying from 1 March until 30 April.

25 Lady Day – traditional quarter day for agricultural tenancies.

31 Deadline to request Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship application form.


30 You must have recorded the livestock numbers kept on your farm during the previous calendar year and calculated the amount of nitrogen they produced.


1 You must not carry out hedge or tree coppicing or hedge laying from this date.

3 Deadline for Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship and Hedgerows and Boundaries grant.

15 Deadline for Basic Payment Scheme applications.