ELM Sustainable Farming Incentive - scheme pilot and launch

Published 11 March 2021

Environment Agricultural Transition Plan
Farming at Onibury

In an important first step towards a new scheme in 2024, Defra has released information on its plans for piloting and launching the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI).

This builds on the information that was shared at NFU Conference. Defra will be seeking expressions of interest from potential participants from 15 March for the first phase of the SFI pilot. It has also provided some information on the SFI scheme open to all BPS applicants in 2022 (SFI22).

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