BPS & mid tier


Mixed Farmer
In previous years we have been in ELS/HLS and any grass margins didn't have to be split from main field crop on BPS. What's the rules under mid tier? I believe they have to be listed separately from main arable crop on BPS?

Grass And Grain

Mixed Farmer
All the guidance says just code as the rest of the field.

The guidance writer wants the sack!

I've got full parcels of stewardship, and other parcels where there are two different crops and then the stewardship option :banghead:

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...