THE COUNTRYSIDE PRODUCTIVITY SMALL GRANT SCHEME IS NOW OPEN!!

Defra has announced that the second round of The Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme is now open with a deadline for applications of midday on 3rd September, 2019.

Farmers can apply for funding towards the items of equipment
listed in the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme Handbook.

Grants are at 40% of standard costs. There is a minimum grant of £3,000 (the equivalent spending of £7,500) and a maximum of £12,000 (the equivalent of spending £30,000). The equipment is aimed at helping achieve improvements in either:-

1. Technical efficiency
2. Animal Health and welfare.
3. Resource efficiency, or
4. Nutrient management.

If you require any further information or require assistance in the preparation of the application please contact the
Land Agency Department on 016973 44901.