Rostons Press Release – Hedge Cutting Derogation 2016

Rostons have recently been successful in applying for a Cross Compliance Derogation under GAEC7a that provides landowners with permission to cut or trim hedges in August this year. This is usually a time when hedge cutting is restricted, but Carys Studley of Rostons comments that “should landowners intend to sow oil seed rape on land parcels that they claim Basic Payment on, a Derogation can be applied for”. There is also a Derogation available for sowing temporary grass.


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