If you plan to have Oil Seed Rape or grass sown in the Autumn you may be eligible for a Hedge Cutting Derogation. All you have to do is send the following information to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA):
- SBI and business name
- either the land parcel reference numbers where the hedges or trees are located which are to be cut/trimmed or a map showing the sections of hedge or trees that are to be cut/trimmed; and
- any other supporting evidence, for example, photographs or diagrams
Apply via Email:
Subject: "Cross Compliance Derogation"
Apply via Post:
RPA, PO Box 352, Worksop S80 9FG