1 May

  • You must not carry out hedge or tree coppicing, or hedge laying from this date.
  • Crop diversification period and Ecological Focus Area (EFA) period for nitrogen fixing crops begins (until 30 June).

15 May

  • BPS 2019 application deadline to avoid late application penalties.

31 May

  • BPS Deadline to make certain changes to an application received by 15 May without a penalty


10 June

  • BPS Deadline for late applications or late amendments, with penalties. Any applications or supporting evidence received after this date will not be accepted.

30 June

  • End of crop diversification ‘cropping’ period and end of EFA fallow period.

If you would like any assistance in the above, please do not hesitate to get in touch – 01684 325215 / 07814 033449