Bridging payments to be offered for Stewardship Schemes

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed that they will be offering bridging payments for Countryside Stewardship and Environmental Stewardship 2019 payments.  A payment in May will be made for 75% of the estimated value of the claims to help with farm business cash flow.  Note that the deadline for annual revenue claims has now been extended from 15th May to 15th June.  See:  Stewardship Bridging payments for more details.