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The virtual reality of agricultural policy reforms: - Peebles Agriculture Discussion Society. Peebles, 6/2/24

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posted on 2024-03-15, 11:16 authored by Steven ThomsonSteven Thomson

A presentation to, and discussion, with c.25 farmers in Peebles on future agricultural support. Covered future policy design including the whole farm plan concept as entry level standards for Tier 1 Base support, conditional Tier 2 enhanced conditions, changes in the private sector and evolving market demands. Changes expected in 2025 to bring in peatland and wetland protection under a new GAEC, calving intervals on Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme and elements of a whole farm plan as BPS entry level standards were also covered.


Scottish Government Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Strategic Research Programme 2022-2027