Commentary

279 The Catchment Sensitive Farming Scheme

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
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279 The Catchment Sensitive Farming Scheme

| Commentary

6: CATCHMENT SENSITIVE FARMING SCHEME

279 The Catchment Sensitive Farming Scheme

The Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) Scheme was introduced in 2006 to help farm businesses tackle diffuse pollution from agriculture by providing funding to make relatively low cost infrastructure investments. The scheme was closed to new applications on 31 March 2014. Capital grants from the CSF programme have now been taken into Countryside Stewardship.

CSF agreements run for five years and the applicant is expected to fulfil their obligations for the full term of their agreement. The applicant will be in breach of the scheme agreement and will incur a penalty,

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