Defra parliamentary under-secretary Lord Gardiner launched a £200million grant package as part of the Rural Development Programme (RDP).
Lord Gardiner announced that the first grant funding to become available as part of the package will be for farm reservoirs and forestry equipment. Applications opened on 31 July. The new package also features funding for broadband, rural business support, on-farm processing, arable and horticultural productivity, and resource efficiency.
More information about the scheme rules are available in the handbook below.
Applications close on 3 April 2018.