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Grants for Farms and Forestry in England

Published on 01-08-2017 by Clare Jerman

Grants for Farms and Forestry in England

The RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy.

Under the RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme, there are grants for:

  • water resource management and reservoirs
  • improving forestry productivity

Water Resource Management

These grants are to improve farm productivity through more efficient use of water for irrigation, and to secure water supplies for crop irrigation by the construction of on-farm reservoirs.

Grant funding can help pay for:

  • construction of a water storage reservoir (above or below ground)filled by either peak flow surface water abstraction, borehole or rainwater harvested from buildings
  • abstraction point, pump and pipework to fill the reservoir
  • irrigation pump, controls, underground water distribution main
  • water metering equipment
  • best practice application equipment such as boom or trickle irrigation
  • software and sensors to optimise water application

Forestry

These grants are to improve forestry productivity through felling, extraction and adding value by primary processing of timber products.

Grant funding can help pay for:

  • increasing economic return through more efficient felling and extraction processes
  • adding value to felled timber by primary processing

The deadline for applications is 3rd April 2018 and the minimum grant available is £35,000 for up to a maximum of 40% of eligible costs

Contact your nearest office for more information

Shrewsbury Residential Office

Shrewsbury Residential Office

Welsh Bridge
Frankwell
Shrewsbury
SY3 8LG

01743 343 343

shrewsbury@rogerparry.net

Shrewsbury Agricultural & Professional Office

Shrewsbury Agricultural & Professional Office

Hogstow Hall
Minsterley
Shrewsbury
SY5 0HZ

01743 791 336

mail@rogerparry.net

Oswestry Office

Oswestry Office

The Estates Office
20 Salop Road
Oswestry
SY11 2NU

01691 655 334

oswestry@rogerparry.net

Welshpool Office

Welshpool Office

1 Berriew Street
Welshpool
Powys
SY21 7SQ

01938 554 499

welshpool@rogerparry.net

Llanidloes Office

Llanidloes Office

1 Great Oak Street
Llanidloes
Powys
SY18 6EQ

01686 449 222

llanidloes@rogerparry.net