Welsh single farm payment 2016 with our support you could:benefit from subsidised business support, tailored to your business needsreduce outputs and increase efficiency across all areas of your businessbenchmark your performance and work towards progress and growthidentify areas for improvement and find solutions to problemsdevelop your skills as part of our new continuing professional development/lifelong learning programmekeep up to date with the latest innovations in technology through industry developments and the latest research projectsshare best practice and benefit from the knowledge of other farmers, industry experts and academic researchbe inspired by new ideas and find more efficient and innovative ways of working. requirement for farmers to undertake a number of ‘greening’ actions in order to receive support (actions aimed at improving the environmental contribution of farms such as requiring farmers to include ecological focus areas on their farms);. amount of funding allocated to welsh government main expenditure groups (megs) for 2017-18 is £15bn. in may 2009, the welsh government estimated that the cap accounts for the largest proportion of most farm businesses’ profitability. changes have proved incredibly complex and difficult for governments to administer leading to delays in issuing payments to farmers.
Basic Payment Scheme | In Brief amount of funding allocated to welsh government main expenditure groups (megs) for 2017-18 is £15bn. deputy minister for farming and food, rebecca evans, has stated in the assembly’s chamber that making payments to farmers as early as possible in the payment window is her ‘number one priority’. payments made under pillar 1 are fully funded by the eu; each member state is given an annual allocation which it distributes to farmers. governments have to comply with a number of eu-wide rules on how funding should be distributed, they also have some discretion to pay out the money in a way that fits their needs. significant market volatility and downward trends in prices experienced by eu farmers over the last two years have hastened these talks.