Defra moves money up the hill

Defra recently announced that it was ‘moving money up the hill’ – increasing per hectare payments to moorland farmers by about £26, or nearly 90%, from next year.  These payments will support farmers who work in some in of England’s …

Understanding user needs

By Judy on the Defra CAP Insight team As part of the CAP Information Service’s Customer Insight team, it’s my role to understand users’ needs and help the programme understand who the service users are and what that means for digital and …

An update for customers on CAP reform

Thousands of people involved in farming, wildlife preservation and rural businesses have recently received more details about how they might benefit from £15 billion in EU funding over the new CAP period. Defra, working with the Rural Payments Agency (RPA), …