Early BSP Claims May Lift Finishers' Incomes

Long, Jonathan
March 2003
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p42
Trade Publication
Reports on BEEF Special Premium Scheme rules which allow claims to be lodged up to two months before cattle reach the qualifying age. Focus of the rules to help finishers maximize subsidy income; Comments of Anglesey, Wales-based suckled calf producer Hugh Davies on the rules.


Related Articles

  • Untitled.  // Farmers Weekly;9/11/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 11, p41 

    The author comments on the system of tuberculosis (TB) testing in cattles in England. According to the author, failure to conduct TB test by mid-September in 2009 would result in single farm payment deduction of up to 15%. In the author's view, the test should be performed at the time when...

  • Communication is crucial. Harper, Bill // Farmers Weekly;8/25/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 8, Special Section p2 

    The article emphasizes the importance of communication among cattle farmers in Great Britain. The quality of suckler cows has improved after the decoupling of subsidies. The genetic base of farmers should be developed. It calls for supermarkets and processors to acknowledge the needs of farmers...

  • Suckler cow culling strategy essential. Lawrence, Chrissie; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;8/19/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p37 

    Focuses on the importance of adopting a policy for the culling of suckler cows in Great Britain. Factors that can lead to the failure of cull cows to conceive; Entitlement of cows born before 1996 to subsidy compensation; Characteristics of several cows.

  • Beef from grazing, please. Neill, Robert // Farmers Weekly;5/22/2009, p75 

    The author discusses several issues related to livestock in Scotland as of May 2009. He considers the completion of the single farm payment and land managers options forms as the most favorable day of the year because they were filled up online. He also commends the effort of the Scottish Office...

  • Livestock feed subsidies. Skaggs, Rhonda K.; Falk, Constance L. // Choices: The Magazine of Food, Farm & Resource Issues;1997 2nd quarter, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22 

    No abstract available.

  • Stock cash backlog hits £134m. Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly;7/11/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 2, p6 

    Reports on the increase in the total value of unpaid subsidies owed to livestock farmers in England and Wales, as of July 2003. Amount of unpaid subsidies; Action taken by the Great Britain Rural Payments Agency to have all claims paid by mid-August 2003; Reaction from the National Farmers' Union.

  • Untitled.  // Farmers Weekly;3/1/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p69 

    The article discusses challenges faced by farmers in Wales, including a lack of profit in livestock farming and the impact of the transition of the Welsh single payment into an all-Wales area payment on farm subsidies.

  • Welsh Government rejects English TB compensation methods.  // Farmers Weekly;7/8/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p13 

    The article reports on the decision of the Welsh government to reject proposals concerning the adoption of a controversial method of compensation farmers whose cattle are slaughtered to control tuberculosis (TB) in England in 2011.

  • Farming for a freer market. Gillanders, Eddie // Farmers Weekly;5/25/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 21, p47 

    The article focuses on free marketeer Sjirk Oosterhof to host Beef Tech 2007, a national beef event, on his farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on May 31. It says that the host has been a strong supporter of a free market and getting rid of production subsidies to encourage farmers to produce for...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics