Farming Business Grant

The Welsh government have introduced a new grant to help farmers improve the economic and environmental performance of their agricultural holdings. The Farming Business Grant (FBG) will provide successful applicants with a 40% contribution towards capital investments in equipment and machinery that will offer clear and quantifiable benefits to farm enterprises. A total of £40m … Continue reading Farming Business Grant

Second Window for Farm Business Grant Scheme

Further to our blog in April regarding the Farm Business Grant Scheme, the Welsh Government will be opening the second window for those to apply for the scheme this month. As last time, the window will be open for two months, with a total of £40m funding available over the course of the scheme running, … Continue reading Second Window for Farm Business Grant Scheme

Apply Now For Tesco Future Farmer Foundation

The Tesco Future Farmer Foundation is looking for young people in UK & Irish farming who are keen to develop a successful future in agriculture. Running from 19 June until 29 September 2017, the programme is available for those aged between 20 and 35 from all farming sectors, and aims to help in four particular … Continue reading Apply Now For Tesco Future Farmer Foundation

Window for New Farm Business Grant Soon to Open

Wales Rural Development Program have released the dates for the expression of interest in the new Farm Business Grant Scheme. The window will open on 2nd May and will close 30th June. The Farm Business Grant Scheme will offer grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 to the successful applicants, in a bid to improve the … Continue reading Window for New Farm Business Grant Soon to Open

Reminder for those claiming under Glastir Small Grants Scheme

Participants under the Carbon theme of Glastir Small Grants Scheme have until 31st March 2017 to complete works and submit their claims online. Claims need to be submitted via the Rural Payments Wales (RPW) Online facility. Geotagged photographs will be used to validate the claim showing the project location before the commencement and after completion … Continue reading Reminder for those claiming under Glastir Small Grants Scheme

New Small Grant Scheme for Welsh Farmers

The new tax year brings some good news for farmers as the Welsh Government has announced it has earmarked £40 million for a new Small Grants Scheme in Wales to “help farmers transform their business”. The scheme will be part funded by the Rural Development Programme, and will offer support over a 4-year period for … Continue reading New Small Grant Scheme for Welsh Farmers

Help at Hand to Improve your Internet Connection

Farmers and Farm Businesses across the country are being encouraged to take advantage of the government’s Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme. The scheme is managed by The Department for Culture, Media and Sport and offers subsidies for installation and equipment required for a basic broadband service, up to the amount of £350. The subsidy can be … Continue reading Help at Hand to Improve your Internet Connection

Funding For Organic Farmers In Wales

Organic Farmers in Wales are able to apply for financial support from the Welsh Government in recognition of the environmental services they provide. The Glastir Organic scheme will operate as a stand-alone, while any voluntary options can be integrated within the other Glastir schemes. It is specifically aimed at environmental goods and services which: Combat … Continue reading Funding For Organic Farmers In Wales

Big UK interest in Dairy Aid scheme

The Rural Payments Agency has revealed that over 1,800 UK farmers have applied for the EU’s Dairy Aid Scheme. The voluntary scheme will pay producers the equivalent of 12.2p per litre to cut production over the next three months. The aim of the scheme is to reduce the milk supply across Europe and restore balance … Continue reading Big UK interest in Dairy Aid scheme

Apply Now For Glastir Small Grants

Farmers and landowners in Wales are can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 towards capital expenditure aimed at reducing carbon emissions, easing flood risks and other means of expanding Wales’ biodiversity. The Welsh Government have ear-marked £1.5million under the Glastir small grants scheme to help those in the farming industry who want to … Continue reading Apply Now For Glastir Small Grants