The Rural Payment Agency (RPA) has announced opening dates for Countryside Stewardship, Environmental Stewardship and Basic Payment Scheme, with the application window for the former opening today (9 February).

Full details of the dates for each scheme are shown in the calendar below, which you can also download as a PDF.

RPA Key Dates for BPS, CS and ES 2021

For informed advice and assistance with applications for these schemes, please call Alex Orttewell or Richard Edge on 01935 852170 or email