Land is classed as agricultural if it's used, or could be used, by a business or private individual, for:
- market gardening
- production of forage crops
- grazing of livestock (including horses)
Complete your agricultural return online
Owner occupiers, tenants and private individuals using agricultural land over 1 vergee in size, can now complete their annual return online.
Forms should be completed based on your circumstances as they were on 1 October, and must be submitted by 30 November.
Complete your agricultural return
Guidelines for completing the form
Terms and definitions
|First crop||'The first or main crop being produced on an individual field or part field during the agricultural year'. A first crop would usually occupy a field for most of the year, however Jersey Royal potatoes would occupy the field for most of January through to June and be followed by a second crop.|
|Second crop||The harvesting of any crop returned as first crop.|
|Other crops for green cover||To follow up a first crop with a green cover crop to maintain field cover over the winter period (ie October to February) for environmental or wildlife benefit.|
|Organic production||Agricultural land should only be returned as organic if it is subject to an annual certification audit, carried out by a recognised certification body.|
|Horse livery ||Horses kept for an owner that are fed and groomed for a fixed charge.|
For more information go to the Agricultural Returns Law 1947.