Foresty-and-Investment-FundFurther details of the Farming Investment Fund (FIF) have been released which will provide farmers with grants to improve profitability and environmental outcomes.

The Farming Investment Fund will be split in to two parts:

1. The Farming Equipment and Technology Fund – which will provide grants for smaller items, similar to those under the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme, such as livestock handling equipment and items for precision agriculture.

2. The Farming Transformation Fund – will provide higher value investment for projects which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and create jobs and growth in the rural economy.

Please contact the rural department at Batcheller Monkhouse who have a great deal of experience in applying for grants for this sector and a look forward to assisting when the scheme formally opens.

Farmers and agricultural or forestry contractors involved in the production or processing of agricultural, horticultural or forestry products, who are based in England, can apply for a grant.

For more information, please see  The Farming Investment Fund: an overview – Future Farming (blog.gov.uk)

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