That's a good idea. We have a small 525 60 around the yard, it's a joy, and a 130r as a second tractor and loader for out field. You could probably buy a new one and keep your tractor for the same money.
Got to be looking at over £50k.
A lot more stewardship agreements in the last year or 2, mine included. It does seem logical that there isn't enough of the 2.3B budget left for sfi whilst paying 95% of bps this year and 75% next?
Perhaps by 2025 we will see £100/acre for more ambition as its called?
Pretty sure I read that CS agreements can start up to 2024 scheme year.
We plan to introduce more standards incrementally between 2023 and 2025, with the full range being available from 2025 onwards. Existing schemes will continue to be available during that time, with the last applications for...
We are in year 1 of a CS agreement that covers approx 60% of our farmed area. Mostly permanent pasture and herb rich leys.
Presumably we could enter our arable land into the soil element assuming we satisfy the relevant criteria as well as the CS from next year?