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Showing 16 Guidance Notes by Date. Show by Category.Briefing Note on The 2012 Single Payment Scheme
In October 2012, the RPA announced the values of entitlements for SPS 2012 in England. 2012 is the first year all entitlements within each classification have the same value (there is no longer a historic portion attached). Entitlement values are...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [6 November 2012]
GN18-12 Bovine Tuberculosis control measures, announced by the Dept for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 1st July 2012
From the 1st of July 2012, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) announced a package of measures that will seek to mitigate against the spread of Bovine Tuberculosis (BtB) between cattle in England. The changes relate to the...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [24 July 2012]
GN12-11 Laying Hens and the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007
At least one AHVLA inspector has been causing consternation amongst CLA members by stating that after 31st December 2011 it will be illegal to sell eggs produced legally during the previous 28 days. This is emphatically not true; the CLA has discussed...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [5 July 2011]
GN02-10 Food Chain Information for Cattle, Sheep and Goats
A short guide to action members should take to fulfil the new Food Chain information requirements for cattle, sheep and goats.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [12 January 2010]
GN01-10 Uplands Entry Level Stewardship - Funding for land management in the Severely Disadvantaged Area (SDA)
The final payments of the Hill farm Allowance (HFA) will be made in 2010 as the scheme is now closed. However, a new grant scheme known as Uplands Entry Level Stewardship (Uplands ELS) will be available to those who manage land within the Severely...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [8 January 2010]
GN14-08 The End of the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme (OCDS)
This Guidance Note explains about the end of the Older Cattle Disposal Scheme and the need to book ahead to ensure they get their animals dealt with by the scheme before it ends on 31 December 2008.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [10 July 2008]
GN07-08 England Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) Capital Grants Scheme 2008-09
The England Catchment Sensitive Farming Capital Grants Scheme 2008-09 is now open for applications. The Catchment Sensitive Farming Initiative (CSF) was introduced in April 2006 with the aim of tackling diffuse pollution from agriculture. The first...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [21 April 2008]
GN01-07 Registering Agricultural Waste Exemptions for multiple sites and sites where there is more than one occupier
Waste generated by the farming industry has been excluded from the waste management controls applied to other industries since the 1970's. These controls were extended to agricultural waste on 15 May 2006. The Regulations contain transitional...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [1 February 2007]
GN19-06 Welfare of Animals (Transport) Order 2006
CLA sets out the principles of the new animal transport regulations that will come into effect in January 2007.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [7 December 2006]
GN03-06 Exempt Finishing Units (EFUs)
This Guidance Note is on Exempt Finishing Units, the rules for which have finally been finalised.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [26 April 2006]
GN08-06 Bovine TB: Pre-Movement Testing in England and Wales
Following the announcement by the Welsh Assembly of the introduction of pre-movement testing for TB within Wales as from 2nd May 2006, a programme of pre-movement testing now applies across Great Britain. The attached guidance note explains the...
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [26 April 2006]
GN06-06 Agricultural Waste Regulations 2006
Waste generated by the farming industry has been excluded from the waste management controls applied to other industries since the 1970s. From 15 May 2006 these controls will be extended to agricultural waste.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [13 April 2006]
GN05-06 Lost Bovine Ear Tags and Inspections
The CLA has been working to ensure that guidance on ear tag inspections is interpreted in a way that respects members' needs. Download this Guidance Note for the outcome.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [7 April 2006]
GN27-03: New organic farming support scheme
Members interested in organic farming will be looking forward to the new support scheme, announced following CLA lobbying.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [9 June 2003]
GN19-03: The animal by products regulation and the ban on burial of fallen stock.
The purpose of this paper is to update members on the application of the EU Animal By-Products Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 which will apply in Member States from 1 May 2003.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [16 April 2003]
GN05-03: Livestock worrying
Give guidance to livestock farmers on how to deal with livestock worrying.
[Professional Advice/Guidance note archive] - [24 March 2003]
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