Don’t forget to get your Countryside Productivity Small Grant application in before 3rd September

The RDPE Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme Round 2 is now open

The scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm. This scheme is only open to farmers based in England.

Farmers can apply for funding towards specific items of equipment listed at Annex 3 of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme Round 2 handbook.

All the items have been identified following consultation with industry groups and suppliers as helping achieve improvements in either:
• technical efficiency
• animal health and welfare
• resource efficiency, or
• nutrient management

Who can apply
Farmers in England (including livestock, dairy, arable and horticultural sectors) can apply for this grant.
Full details and guidance at
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/countryside-productivity-scheme

The application deadline for this round of funding is midday on 3rd September 2019.

Please remember to check your details on the Rural Payments service before you apply for this grant. You must make sure they exactly match with the details in your application form, or your application will be rejected.