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Worsley tells conference that CLA dislikes Brussels CAP reform plan
CLA President and Yorkshire landowner William Worsley today (Thursday, 3 November) told the Northern Farming Conference that the Association does not like the way the European Commission is proposing to go about “greening” the Common Agricultural Policy.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [3 November 2011]
CAP should reward farmers better for environmental work, says CLA president
CLA President and Yorkshire landowner William Worsley has given evidence on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to the influential Commons’ Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee, setting out the case for an "adequately...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [13 January 2011]
Spelman speech paves way for right reform on CAP, says CLA
The CLA said the speech made today (5 January) by Secretary of State Caroline Spelman at the Oxford Farming Conference paved the way for the right Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) capable of delivering enough food to feed a growing population while...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [5 January 2011]
Commission’s official paper on CAP reform ‘stays on track’ says CLA
The CLA said today (Thursday, 18 November 2010) that the European Commission’s official paper on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) remains on broadly the right track.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [18 November 2010]
Commission on broadly the right track with CAP reform paper, says CLA
The CLA today (Thursday, 7 October 2010) said that the European Commission was broadly on the right track with a leaked paper on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [7 October 2010]
Don’t miss out on funding deadline, warns CLA
Yorkshire farmers who have not yet received a Single Payment Scheme application pack are being urged to contact the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) to avoid missing out on vital funding.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [20 April 2010]
Landowners and conservationists join forces in vision for the CAP
The CLA and RSPB today (Wednesday, 27 January) launch their joint vision for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [27 January 2010]
CLA says Welsh Assembly Government has got it wrong on agri-environment payments
The CLA President has urged Huw Irranca-Davies not to allow England to follow the Welsh Assembly Government approach to agri-environment payments.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [9 December 2009]
CAP needs to be about landscape and biodiversity not just food security, says the CLAv
The CLA today (Tuesday, 1 December) said the Rural Investment Support for Europe (RISE) Foundation Task Force’s new report laid the foundations for the future of environmentally friendly farming in Europe.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [1 December 2009]
The CLA urges European Parliament to decide swiftly on proposed Commission
The CLA today (Friday, 27 November) urged the European Parliament to reach a decision quickly on President Barroso’s proposed Commission - including Dacian Ciolos, a surprise choice for Commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [27 November 2009]
CLA Lobbying Victory for Farmers who feared Pipelines would lose them Payments
The CLA has helped to allay the fears of farmers that they would lose out on Single Payment Scheme (SPS) entitlements because of pipelines and other utility company hardware on their land.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [4 June 2008]
DEFRA MUST RESPOND TO DEVASTATING EFRA REPORT SAYS CLA
"DEFRA and the Rural Payments Agency (RPA) should read this report carefully and heed its recommendations," said Dorothy Fairburn, regional director of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) in Yorkshire following the publication today (Thursday...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [30 March 2007]
CHECK CHRISTMAS POST OR MISS OUT – HILL FARMERS URGED
The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is urging farmers who have expressed an interest in receiving the Hill Farm Allowance (HFA) to check their mail carefully to avoid missing out on a new year deadline.
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [20 December 2006]
CLA CLAIMS VICTORY AS RURAL PAYMENTS AGENCY ISSUES UPDATE ON HERD REGISTER NONSENSE
"The Country Land & Business Association (CLA) are delighted to have got clarification and confirmation from the Rural Payments Agency that landowners who let grazing do not have to keep herd registers for their grazier’s cattle" said Dorothy...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [6 September 2006]
CLA TO SORT OUT TANGLES AND WRANGLES FOR YORKSHIRE’S FARMERS
Nothing has caused so much concern and confusion for farmers than the revolutionary switch from production subsidies to a single payment scheme for the land they manage. The same is true of those tasked with administering the scheme and the bureaucratic...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [14 March 2006]
VALENTINE LOTTERY – FARMERS URGED TO CHECK SINGLE PAYMENT STATEMENTS FOR VALIDATION
All English farmers are due to be notified of the number of Single Farm Payment Entitlements they have been allocated and their value, from next Tuesday February 14 (Definitive Establishment Day). The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [8 February 2006]
LAST CHANCE FOR FARMERS TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE BACKING THEIR CLAIMS FOR PAYMENT
Farmers have until Friday next week (November 4) to meet the deadline for evidence supporting their application for payment from the Single Payment Scheme’s National Reserve, but many still wrongly believe they have already sent enough, warns the...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [26 October 2005]
PLOUGHING THE LAST FURROW: FARMERS REMINDED OF NEW RULES
Thousands of Yorkshire’s broad acres may have been ploughed for the last time after this harvest, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA). The end of production subsidies has heralded a new era in which most farmers have now contracted to...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [16 August 2005]
COMMENT ON REBATE ROW: CLA SUPPORTS CHANGE TO CAP FUNDING
Unlike the French viewpoint on the Common Agricultural Policy, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) would like to see major changes to the system of CAP funding. "In fact we could well be better off with a change in CAP financing and losing...
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [13 June 2005]
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP SCHEME DEADLINES EXTENDED
Frustrated Yorkshire farmers and land managers wanting to sign up for a new environmental management scheme but thwarted by Government computer and mapping delays have won concessions from Defra, says the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
[In_Your_Area/Yorkshire/Regional News Archive] - [19 May 2005]
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