Rural Development Programme funding
Ministers announced the latest round of Rural Development Programme funding, the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme. Farmers can apply online requesting a grant between £3,000 and £12,000 towards the costs of farm equipment.
The announcement is available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/60m-farming-productivity-fund-launched-at-dairy-tech
The RDPE Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm. The scheme is different to other parts of the Countryside Productivity scheme as it uses an online application process and is targeted at supporting investment for specific pieces of agricultural equipment.
Further information is available at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/countryside-productivity-scheme#small-grants
The application window is open until 14th March.