Commentary

75 Agri-environment Schemes

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

75 Agri-environment Schemes

| Commentary

75 Agri-environment Schemes1

From 2015 under the Rural Development Programmes for England and Wales respectively, the Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) in England and Glastir in Wales provide payments for eligible farmers, woodland owners, foresters and other land managers who take on additional environmental commitments, generally for a period of 5 years2. In England Countryside Stewardship has replaced the Environmental Stewardship (ES) Scheme, however it will be some years before all ES Scheme agreements expire. The parties should ensure that the terms of any scheme already entered into (which they may be considering taking over) or intended to

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