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Environmental compensation

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Environmental compensation is an aid aimed at reducing the environmental load of agriculture. Environmental compensation is based on a five-year environment commitment that includes farm-specific and plot-specific measures.

When a farmer agrees to comply with the conditions and measures that reduce the environmental load, the environmental compensation balances out the costs of the measures and a ...

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You can apply for a five-year environmental commitment in the Vipu service in May–June when applying for field subsidies.

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To whom and on what terms

You can receive compensation if

  • you are at least 18 years old
  • you are an active farmer
  • you have at least five hectares of cultivated area that is eligible for compensation or are growing at least one hectare of horticultural plants
  • you comply with the commitment terms of the environmental compensation

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Updated: 3/5/2023