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Agricultural and livestock producers can now apply for CAP aid, directly and in a single payment

Around 665,000 agricultural and livestock producers can submit the single application for direct aid from the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for 2022 from February 1. The term will remain open until April 30. The total amount of this aid amounts to 4,856 million euros, which can be paid in the form of advances from October 16, and complete the balance from December 1. Through the single application, the producer and rancher can apply for all their aid at once.

Types of aid

The grants that can be requested in 2022 are the following:

1. Decoupled aid schemes.

  • Basic payment to farmers (“basic payment scheme”).
  • Payment for farmers who apply agricultural practices beneficial for the climate and the environment (“green payment”).
  • Complementary payment for young farmers who start their agricultural activity.
  • Scheme payment for small farmers.

2. Specific aid schemes by area:

Specific payment for cotton cultivation.

3. Voluntary associated support schemes, in application of article 52 of Regulation (EU) 1307/2013.

  • Aid associated with the cultivation of rice.
  • Help associated with protein crops.
  • Help associated with nuts and carob beans.
  • Help associated with quality legumes.
  • Help associated with sugar beet.
  • Aid associated with tomato for industry.

 

CATTLE RAISING

  • Associated aid for farms that keep suckler cows.
  • Associated aid for fattening cattle farms.
  • Associated aid for dairy cattle farms.
  • Associated aid for sheep farms.
  • Associated aid for goat farms.
  • Associated aid for dairy cattle farmers who maintained special rights in 2014 and do not have admissible hectares for the activation of basic payment rights.
  • Associated aid for fattening cattle farmers who maintained special rights in 2014 and do not have admissible hectares for the activation of basic payment rights.
  • Associated aid for sheep and goat farmers who maintained special rights in 2014 and do not have admissible hectares for the activation of basic payment rights.

 

Regarding the basic payment regime, as in previous campaigns, farmers can find out the value of their basic payment rights for the 2022 campaign through the public consultation created for this purpose on the website of the Spanish Agricultural Guarantee Fund (FEGA) .