Updates to guidance

Agri-environment Climate - 10 October 2018

We have amended the entry relating to funding

Ecological Focus Areas (EFA's) - 17 August 2018

We have highlighted the flexibility that currently exists to Scottish Farmers and Crofters under the 2018 rules for EFA as of 16 August, 2018.

Basic Payment Scheme - 20 March, 2018

We've updated the guidance for Transfer of entitlements.

Transfer of entitlements

Forestry Grant Scheme - 25 January, 2018

We've updated three pages for the Forestry Grant Scheme

Greening - 24 January, 2018

The Greening guidance has been updated in accordance with several changes made to regulations by the EU at the end of December. Pages affected are:

  • Introduction
  • Ecological Focus Areas
  • Case Studies

Cross Compliance - 15 January, 2018

We've added information to the following page:


Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme - 12 January, 2018

We've made a small change for eligibility in the

Agri-environment climate scheme - 13 January, 2018

We've made some changes to the guidance on the following page

Contract succession

Cross compliance - 12 January, 2018

We've added information on what to expect for 2018

What's new for 2018?

We've updated the Annex 1 tables on the following page

SMR 13

We've updated the verifiable standards document for 2018

Verifiable standards

Agri-environment climate scheme - 12 January, 2018

The following page has been updated with a new Moorland management plan template

Summer hill grazing of cattle

We have replaced the 'What you need to apply' page with the following page

Further requirements for applicants

We've replaced the 'Common application mistakes' with the following page

Important tips and guidance for 2018

We've updated the AECS score sheet and management templates on the following page

Scoring criteria

Agri-environment climate scheme - 11 January 2018

We've updated the below page with some additions to guidance

Water Margins in Grassland Fields

We've updated the below page with some additions to the guidance.

Heath Management