Now at this time of the year the basic payment maps are being sent out to farmers along with their entitlements list. The same rules apply in 2019 in regard to the sale of entitlements without lands with the Department clawing back 20% to go to the National Reserve for young farmers. The Young Farmer and national reserve is open again this year with approx 3 million available.
The dedline for both the NR/YFS and BPS is the same in 2019 and that is May 15th.
Other deadlines in March is that nitrates reports as a result of cronss compliance inspections must be returned to the Department no later than march 31st 2019.