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Welsh SFS Transition Period to Start in 2026

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will continue to be available in Wales during 2025, with the proposed transition period starting from 2026.

The Welsh government has introduced a new timeframe for the roll out of the Sustainable Farming Scheme (SFS).

Rural Affairs Secretary Huw Irranca-Davies said the SFS, which has been frequently criticised by Welsh farmers, will “not be introduced until it is ready”.

He said that the change of timings was part of his “commitment to meaningful engagement with the farming sector.”

He added: “Since the first day of taking up this role I have been out and about meeting and listening to our farmers, hearing their views and taking on board what they have to say.”

Mr Irranca-Davies then confirmed that the BPS will continue to be available in 2025, with the proposed SFS transition period starting from 2026, with an announcement to follow on the BPS ceiling.

Read more: SFS transition period to start in 2026, Welsh government says – FarmingUK News

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