RECENTLY ANNOUNCED: £60m Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme
Heat recovery units, mobile sheep handling systems and robotic silage pushers are just three of the items eligible for funding from a productivity grant scheme that has been announced last week. From the range of innovative items, most farmers will find something they would like to apply for.
Farmers are being invited to apply online to the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme, for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 towards the costs of new farm equipment. All the items included in this scheme have been identified as helping achieve improvements in either animal welfare, resource efficiency or nutrient management.
For more information on who can apply and how to apply, take a look at the small grant handbook . Annex 3 lists the items eligible for funding.
Author: James Cornthwaite ACA CTA
A former pupil at St Aidan’s C of E High School, James attended Blackpool Sixth Form College and Lancaster University, graduating in 2004, gaining BSc. first class honours. He joined Moore and Smalley, Preston in 2005 and qualified as a...
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