DEFRA Grants available

DEFRA have now opened applications for the latest round of grants to help farmers invest in new equipment.

The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) - Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme is now open, with grants available of between £3,000 and £12,000 to put towards the cost of equipment which can help with productivity and livestock welfare on your farm. 

Farm Minister George Eustice announced the latest scheme during this year’s Dairy Tech event on the 7th February. He said, “By opening this small grants scheme, we hope more farmers will be able to access this equipment and embark on more innovative and ambitious projects.”

The grants can be used to fund up to 40% of the cost of a wide range of agricultural equipment including; Mobile & Static Livestock Handling Systems, Electronic Weighing & Reading Equipment or Cattle Heat Monitoring Equipment.

Allflex UK and Cox & Ritchey are proud to supply a wide range of Sheep, Beef and Dairy management solutions into the UK agricultural market. To learn how this new scheme could part fund new technology on your farm, simply get in touch with your local Allflex Representative or contact our Customer Service Team on 01207 523175.

Alternatively fill out the Contact us form here...

Allflex UK Products which could be funded:

     - Prattley Animal Handling Systems
     - Alligator Mobile Sheep Handling Equipment
     - Electronic Weighing & Reading Equipment
     - SCR Heatime™ & SenseTime™ Heat Monitoring Systems

Applications can be made between the 7th February – 14th March 2018 via the Government’s Countryside Productivity Scheme website:

View the RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme Small Grant Handbook here:

RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme Small Grant Handbook

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