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Publication - Report

Evaluation of less favoured area support scheme

Published: 4 Jul 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786523457

Report to help inform preparations for the transition from Less Favoured Areas (LFAs) to Areas of Natural Constraint (ANCs).

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Contents
Evaluation of less favoured area support scheme
Appendix C: LFASS Payment Rates

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Appendix C: LFASS Payment Rates

Headline payment rates £/ ha (£/weighted ha), 2007 & 2013, by grazing category & fragility tier

Year

Fragility tier

Grazing Category

A & B

C & D

2007

Standard

£39.00

(£6.5 & £13.0)

£33.50

(£22.3 & £26.8)

Fragile

45.00

(£7.5 & £15)

£39.50

(£26.3 & £31.6)

Very Fragile

£47.00

(£7.8 & £15.7)

£41.50

(£27.7 & £33.2)

2013

Standard

£52.16

(£8.7 & £17.4)

£34.12

(£22.8 & £27.3)

Fragile

£62.10

(£10.4 & £20.7)

£54.51

(£36.4 & £43.6)

Very Fragile

£71.35

(£11.9 & £23.8)

£63.00

(£42.0 & £50.4)

Grazing categories with weights

Category

Stocking Density

Ha value

A

up to 0.19 lu/ha

0.167

B

0.2 to 0.39 lu/ha

0.333

C

0.4 to 0.59 lu/ha

0.667

D

0.6 or more lu/ha

0.800

Enterprise mix multiplier

Enterprise mix

Ha multiplier

If 50% or more livestock units (lus) are cattle

1.70

If 10% or more, but less than 50% of lus are cattle

1.35

Note: Enterprise mix calculated using historic rather than current livestock numbers, but historic base was updated to 2009 for LFASS2010-13.

Approximate BPS payment rates per hectare

Region 1 (Non- LFA)

Region 2 ( LFA B, C or D)

Region 3 ( LFA A)

€145 (£106)

€25 (£18)

€7 (£5)

Source: LFASS 2006 and 2010-2013 Explanatory Notes (Updated); Basic Payment Scheme Guidance


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