Applying for a hedge cutting derogation

Published 08 June 2021

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The NFU's BPS advisers have put together a briefing explaining the process of applying for a hedge cutting derogation.

The derogation allowing hedge cutting in August is only granted where oilseed rape or temporary grass is being sown in August.

NFU members: Download the hedge cutting derogation briefing here. 

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