The Importance of Planning a Stewardship

With the Mid-Tier Stewardship application deadline only 2 months away it is time to begin thinking about annual options and capital items.  Due to the different rules and regulations that come with holding a stewardship agreement, it is hugely important to plan ahead and ensure that all the options selected can be easily managed thus […]

Grants in Wales

There are a number of grant application windows currently open in Wales, namely: The Farm Business Grant (FBG) The grant provides a 40% contribution towards capital investments for equipment and machinery that have been pre-identified as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to farm enterprises. A list of the eligible items can be found at; https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2019-02/farm-business-grant-list-of-items-for-which-you-can-apply-for-funding.pdf […]

Sustainable Production Grant (SPG)

A second window for the Sustainable Production Grant (Wales) is currently open with the application window closing on the 12th of April. 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 have attended a Sustainable Farming Roadshow, arranged […]

Cotswolds LEADER Grant Funding to Re-Open

We have been contacted by the team Leader at Cotswolds LEADER Programme to inform us that the grant programme may re-open for new Expressions of Interest for a two-week window in early March 2019.  A final decision will be made on Wednesday 27 February 2019.  All projects will then have to be approved and contracted […]