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

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

EU Fund To Assist Innovation In The Industry

Under the latest phase of European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability, £5million of funding is now available. The grants are given to boost productivity in the livestock, arable, horticultural and forestry sectors, whilst also potentially creating ground-breaking new technology Worth between £5,000 and £150,000 the grants will be available to projects encouraging new … Continue reading EU Fund To Assist Innovation In The Industry