Natural England - Environmental Stewardship for agents

Environmental Stewardship for agents

If you are an agent providing advice on Environmental Stewardship to farmers and land managers this page will give you quick access to the parts of our website that are most relevant to you.

Entry Level Stewardship schemes closing to new applications

ELS, OELS or Uplands ELS schemes close on 26 September 2014. Any applications received after this date will not be accepted. The ELS-online system will close for new applications at 11:59 pm on 26 September 2014.

HLS agreement holders deadline remains the same as agreed with your Natural England adviser.

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Online services for farmers

GOV.UK logo

GOV.UKexternal link now provides access to services such as RPA Online, ELS Online and Defra Farm Surveys and Assessments.

Campaign for the Farmed Environment

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The Campaign for the Farmed Environment is seeking to increase the uptake of ELS and is encouraging farmers to choose the priority options. Visit the Campaign's websiteexternal link.

SPS Online

Each year over 100,000 farmers apply to the Rural Payments Agency for the Single Payment Scheme (SPS). SPS Onlineexternal link is the new electronic service that makes the application process quicker and easier.