Welsh Government Opens Third Round of £40 Million Farm Business Grant

The programme is available to farmers in Wales to help them reduce their carbon emissions and to improve their resilience and competitiveness, including through diversification.

The scheme will enable farmers to operate in a more efficient and environmentally-friendly way and make their businesses more successful.

Financial support will be distributed at a 40% grant rate over a four-year period. The minimum grant available is £3,000, and the maximum is £12,000.

Farmers across Wales will be able to invest in items linked to:

  • Animal health, genetics and performance
  • Crop management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Resource efficiency
  • ICT

The scheme is open to applications from a wide range of businesses involved in the primary production of agricultural products.

Businesses are now able to submit Expression of Interests in multiple windows with a minimum £3,000 threshold per application. The maximum overall threshold is £12,000.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 16 March 2018.

More information here 

Posted on: Friday 2nd February 2018