At the Oxford Farming Conference, George Eustice also announced revised Stewardship revenue payments for all existing and new agreements from 1st January 2022. Key changes include:
- GS5 Upland grassland option increasing from £16/ha to £71/ha – a significant increase.
- AB2 – Overwintered stubbles for new agreements starting 2023 will reduce from £84 to £58, but existing agreements will not change.
- GS2 Lowland grassland increasing from £95/ha to £132/ha.
For more information click here and note there have been no changes to capital item payment rates.