Countryside Stewardship Capital Grants applications are now open! These are grouped into three categories:
- Boundaries, Trees and Orchards – covering things like hedgerow planting, laying, gapping up and stone wall restoration etc;
- Water Quality – covering things like fencing, concrete yard renewal, roofing over FYM/slurry stores, rainwater goods etc; and
- Air Quality – covering things like automatic slurry scraper and low ammonia emission flooring for livestock buildings.
Some items under Water Quality and Air Quality do require Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer approval, please contact us to see if you are eligible.
The maximum total amount of funding for any application has increased from £10,000 to £60,000 but there is a limit of £20,000 for each of the above three groups. The deadline is 30th April 2021. If you would like more details please contact either Helen Wiltshire or Becky Farthing on 01793 842055.