Forthcoming deadlines:

  • The deadline for applications to the Hedgerow and Boundary scheme and Higher Level Stewardship is 1st May.
  • For Mid-Tier you need to order an application pack and speak to your CSF officer about water capital grants before 31st May.  The deadline for applications is 31st July.


Support for Mid-Tier Stewardship applicants

Normally, Defra funds a series of workshops and one to one clinics but face to face advice is not possible during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Instead, applicants can book a free one-to-one session with an adviser of up to 1½ hrs over the phone. To book a session contact:

Cumbria:  Jennifer Davies on Tel: 07593 449868 or Email:

Yorkshire:  ADAS on Tel: 08453 713399 or Email: