The Environment Secretary has made available a £40 million grant scheme for investment in farm technology and equipment.

A 40% grant is available from the Rural Payments Agency for investments in new technology with a minimum spend of £87,500.

What is the grant for?

The grants are to improve farm productivity through;

•Use of Robotic / Automated Equipment which can undertake the normal husbandry of livestock.

•Slurry Management Equipment to apply, monitor, control and record slurry/digestate – including umbilical systems, deep/shallow injection, trailing shoe, dribble bars, slurry storage bags, slurry tankers.

Who is the grant for?

Farmers including livestock, dairy, arable and horticultural sectors can apply.

Application Deadline – 3 December 2018

Please contact Peter Williams or Sarah Osborne for further details on 01756 692 900 or email or