This basic tool can be used to simply calculate how BPS payment reductions in England, that are due to start in 2021, will impact your farm business. Simply enter your 2019 BPS payment amount and the calculator will display how reductions are likely to look compared to the relative total amount of BPS your business received in 2019. The calculator currently only considers the BPS payment in its current form and does not take into account any implementation of ELM, as well as existing payments schemes, such as countryside stewardship, or the new payment system due to roll out through the agricultural transition period. For more information on ELM, and other government payment schemes that are due to replace the current structure, please see the DEFRA guidance here.

  • Please note that at the moment, we currently only have reduction information for the first 4 payment years (2021 - 2024), other years have been calculated on a straight line basis to 2028. As more information become available we will update this calculator to reflect these changes
  • This calculator is currently only applicable to farm businesses based in England: it will be updated to include the other devolved nations once the required information becomes available
  • No data entered into this calculator will be stored

While the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board seeks to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of printing, no warranty is given in respect thereof and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board accepts no liability for loss, damage or injury howsoever caused (including that caused by negligence) or suffered directly or indirectly in relation to information and opinions contained in or omitted from this document.

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