23rd Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Mapping Issues – lost or added land parcels If a land parcel has been completely move or a parcel which is not yours added, this can be corrected by emailing the RPA customer support centre to explain the ...

23rd Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Rural Payments Service – No Measuring Tool The RPA has stated that the measuring tool is no longer available on the online maps held on the Rural Payments service (‘View land’). The RPA has decided ...

14th Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Rural Payments Service – Unavailable Evening 15th March The RPA has confirmed that the online Rural Payments service will be unavailable from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday 15th March. The online maps will be unavailable ...

2nd Mar

2017

Repeat Young Farmer Payment Applications Young farmers must show that they are still ‘in control’ of the farm business every year they apply, not just the first year. Therefore, the required supporting evidence must be ...

2nd Mar

2017

BPS 2016: Payment Errors and Claim Issues Any member who as a claim or payment query which they would like the RPA to look into will need to download and either post or email a BPS Payment Query Form which can be found here . This form ...

1st Mar

2017

BPS 2017 guidance is now available The RPA has now published BPS 2017 application guidance which can be found here. The RPA has also created a video for farmers to watch to help with the application process which can be viewed here.

1st Mar

2017

BPS England 2017: Online Applications Now ‘Live’ The Rural Payments service is now ‘live’ for the completion of BPS 2017 online applications and land/entitlements transfers. The BPS 2017 guidance is available ...

28th Feb

2017

The RPA has published updated guidance on GOV.UK regarding the online Rural Payments service and ‘registering and updating your details’ This can be found on GOV.uk by clicking here. This guidance includes information on:- ...

28th Feb

2017

The RPA has now rolled over to the new scheme year. This means that until the RPA toggle on the application functionality, BPS claimants will not be able to see their 2016 applications on the service as they are now “previous year ...

28th Feb

2017

System availability on Thursday 2nd March Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6pm to 6:30pm. Geoserver will be unavailable from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. During this time maps will be unavailable in Rural Payments.

27th Feb

2017

Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6pm on Monday 27th February to 7am on Tuesday 28th February Rural Payments and Siti Agri will be unavailable from 6 pm on Monday 27th February to 7 am on Tuesday 28th February while ...

21st Feb

2017

75% bridging payments for farmers who have not received 2016 payments by the end of March Andrea Leadsom MP Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has today announced that she had received confirmation from the ...

21st Feb

2017

System Availability The Geoserver will be unavailable on Wednesday 22nd February between 18:00-20:00 to allow the RPA to update certain layers within its mapping system. During this time maps will be unavailable in Rural Payments.