Payments and claims
The RPA has made good progress with payments this year, though there are still a small percentage of payments that need to be processed ahead of the closing of the payment window. The vast majority of agreement offers have been issued, but a handful of agreement holders have been issued draft agreements in order to be able to claim ahead of the deadline. The Countryside Stewardship (CS) application window remains open, but certain schemes have deadlines fast approaching. The claim submission window deadline is also fast approaching.