A day run by the GWCT Advisory Team covering all aspects of Countryside Stewardship.
An introduction to Countryside Stewardship with a scheme overview, a look at the new simplified offer announced on the 15th January and a review of eligibility criteria.
Scheme Options – the farm and the shoot. Which options to use where, the key rules for each options and option payment rates.
Options in practice – A farm walk to look at options in the field, this will include:
- Siting your options;
- Choosing the seed mix;
- Establishing the option;
- Option Management.
The Application Process – All you need to know to be able to apply for the scheme.
- How to complete the application form;
- How to complete the maps;
- What evidence is required;
- What permissions are needed;
- Key dates for your application.
This course offers a fantastic opportunity to be briefed by experts in both the Countryside Stewardship Application Process and management of options to ensure you can maximise the benefit of the scheme to your farm business and your shoot.
Following attendance on the course there will be an exclusive opportunity to book yourself bespoke follow up advice to help ensure your application has the best chance of success.
Includes lunch and refreshments.
For more information please contact Amelia Woolford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01572 718730.