Cross Compliance Key Dates

Cross Compliance Rules to be aware of over the coming 2 days are :-

29th February  –  End of rules on post-harvest management of land (GAEC 1)

29th February – End of quantity restrictions of the application of organic manures with high readily available nitrogen content (SMR 4)

1st March – You must not cut or plough vegetation on agricultural land which is not in agricultural production from this date. (GAEC 12)

1st March – You must not cut hedgerows from this date, but you can carry out hedge-laying and coppicing. (GAEC 15)