4. Greening.

4.     Greening.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Agriculture (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/748; and the Direct Payments to Farmers and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments etc) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1556, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

Farmers entitled to a payment under the basic payment scheme (BPS) must observe, on all their eligible hectares1, the following agricultural practices beneficial for the climate and the environment2:

(1)     crop diversification3;

(2)     maintenance for