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Payments

2020 Scheme Year

First payment was made week commencing 27 July 2020.

Second payment will be made the week commencing 26 October 2020.

Final payment will be made the week commencing 26 April 2021.

We will continue to deduct any relevant cross-compliance penalties, replacement cattle tags, EID portion of new cattle tags, gamma testing (if imported over 30 animals/year), AI service, Export Health Certificate production, BVD lab testing charges and annual flat rate charge for Cattle Passport Service (postal users only). From April 2018 we started to deduct any BVD penalties from the payment.

Payment tranche dates will remain 50% July, 25% October and a balancing payment in the following April.

Due to the delay in the roll-out of the Agri-Environment Strategy, the payments rates for scheme year 2020/21 are as follows (per Tynwald 21/7/2020):

Scheme YearMaximum Flat Rate Area PaymentFront loading, applicable to BML only
BMLAMLFirst 130 acresNext 65 acres
2020-21 £78.20 £13.03 £12 £6

Please note: in future years, these figures may vary depending on scheme budget and total claimed acreage.

If you have any queries, please contact Agriculture@gov.im

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