This section provides information and guidance for the Environmental Farming Scheme.

Keep on track with EFS - Four essential steps

Drinking Trough pipework requirements:- If you started your EFS agreement in January 2020 and it contains Drinking Trough Pipework (DTP), you must complete the works by 31 December and return the DTP reply slip. Click here for more information.

EFS training online:- If you started your EFS agreement in January 2020 you must complete your EFS training online by 31 December.  Your payment depends on it.  Find more information here.

Claim management (EFS SAF3):-  If it becomes clear that you will not complete all of the EFS work claimed for, you can reduce your claim using an EFS SAF3 where you have not been notified of an inspection. Find more information here.

Keep field records:-  Find more information for record keeping for EFS Wider here and EFS Higher Here.


Related to Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS)

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs including Freedom of Information (FOI), Environmental Information Regulations (EIRs) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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