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EURAF Policy Briefing 9. AF Policy in England


On the 9th December the English Rural Payments Agency clarified its rules for basic payments to agroforestry systems. The rules state that full eligibility is given to a) individual trees scattered within an agricultural parcel; b) lines of trees (of a maximum of two trees wide) on an agricultural parcel; c) groups of trees on an agricultural parcel as long as more than 50% of the area UNDER THE TREE CANOPY is used for agricultural activity (grasses, other herbaceous forage or arable land).  Read more here.  Leave comments here.