New round of Farming Equipment and Technology Fund Grants Opening

Information has now been issued re the second round of applications. The application window should open towards the end of the month.

It offers grants for specific items of equipment to increase productivity, boost environmental sustainability and improve animal health and welfare. 

Farmers, foresters and growers in England, including contractors to these sectors, can apply for a grant between £1,000 and £25,000. Grants go towards the cost of specific items from a prescribed list. 

The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund 2023 is split into 2 themes:

  • Productivity and Slurry (open later this month)
  • Animal Health and Welfare (available in March)

Productivity and Slurry grant

  • The items in this list improve agricultural sustainability and horticultural and forestry productivity, helping farmers use less inputs, reduce emissions and cut waste.

Animal Health and Welfare grant

  • The items in this list offer improvements in the health and welfare of livestock, potentially helping farmers improve biosecurity or decrease environmental stress.

Each item has a score assigned to it based on an assessment of how well it meets the objectives of the scheme.     

Contact us for more information.

01952 727007 – enquiries@madeleys.co.uk

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