DEFRA have today announced the launch of an add-on scheme to the Countryside Productivity Scheme, particularly focussed on smaller grants.
The grants will cover a range of specific items which have been identified as helping achieve improvements in either:
A set amount will be paid for each capital item, you do not need to gather quotes!
Grants will be paid at 40% and must be in the range of £3,000 - £12,000 (total spend £7,500 - £30,000).
Items covered by this grant include, amongst others:
Handling Systems & Crushes
Automated Foot Baths
Heat Detection Systems & Collars
Calf Milk Pasteuriser / Dispenser
GPS and Variable Rate Controllers
Slurry Application Equipment
Heat Recovery Units
Variable Speed Drives for Vac Pumps
Robotic Silage Pushers
This is probably the most useful grant we have seen for a long time so don't miss out! Get in touch today and we can get your application underway immediately! We don't have long, applications close on 14th March!