Applications Now Open
Deadline 31st May 2017

A fund of approx. £8.5 million has been made available to support small dairy farmers in England.
Who can apply?
You can apply for this scheme if BOTH of the following apply:

  • You had an annual milk production up to 1 million litres during the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016
  • You are still active in cows’ milk production


You will be asked to provide the following information on your

  • The total volume of milk delivered to first purchasers (your milk
    buyer) during 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 (annual/ monthly production statements).
  • Details of your purchaser in April 2017

You must be registered on Rural Payments before RPA can make a payment to you. Payments will aim to be made by the end of July 2017.
Payments will be capped at 500,000 litres. The rate of payment will be calculated once all applications have been received. The RPA may need to check the information you provide before payment is made.

1) Contact WBW Surveyors Ltd to confirm your interest in applying under the Scheme
2) We will send you our terms of business confirming our charges and the process.
3) Make an appointment to see us with original copies of the Milk Production Statements
4) We will prepare and submit the application form and supporting documents on your behalf
5) We will check the payment received and follow up any discrepancies
Please contact Rachael Raw or Rebecca Spensley to confirm your interest on 01756 692 900 or email: