Derogation to relax some Ecological Focus Areas

The Rural Payments Agency has announced a derogation to relax some of the Ecological Focus Area (EFA) rules to increase the availability of fodder. This specifically applies to EFA cover crops only.

The derogation is expected to come into force by 30th September.

Full details of the announcement and the conditions that need to be met and how to apply for this derogation, can be found on the GOV.UK website HERE

The RPA need to have received your derogation request by 19th October.