Robotic Equipment Funding & Slurry Management Equipment Grants!

The countdown is on for submitting a grant application under the RDPE Countryside Productivity grant.  If you are looking to invest in a new a slurry management system, either a new tanker, dribble bar, silage bags or separator, furthermore, if you are looking to change your parlour system to a robotic milking parlour and robotic […]

Sustainable Production Grant (Wales)

The Sustainable Production Grant (Wales) is planned to open on the 3rd of September and closes 26th of October. The grant scheme offers 40% funding for covered slurry storage and management equipment. The grant value is £12,000- £50,000.  Anyone who wishes to apply must attend a Sustainable Farming Roadshow, arranged by Farming Connect. To book […]

LEADER Funding; Grab it Whilst You Can

Without repeating too much of what my colleagues have said in the previous month’s newsletter, LEADER funding is coming to an end. If you have any pieces of equipment you were thinking about buying to help improve productivity on farm (Priority 1) or were considering converting a redundant barn into holiday accommodation or setting up […]

Successful First Round of Countryside Productivity Small Grants

It has recently been announced that £23.5m funding has been allocated under the first application round for the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme.  Initially, £15m was set aside for this scheme, but this was increased to meet the number of eligible applications received. We are awaiting news of a second round, and we expect this […]