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RDPE Growth Programme

On Monday 4th November DEFRA announced the re-opening of the EU-funded RDPE Growth Programme, part of the Rural Development Programme for England. DEFRA have confirmed £35m of funding is available, with the potential to increase to £50m, dependant on the quality of applications. The Growth Programme, designed to create new jobs and growth in the […]

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Giles Cooper - Wilson Wraight

Making sense of the beet price

With British Sugar contracts due to be completed by growers next week and correspondence from NFU Sugar querying the British Sugar price illustrations there is some confusion to what it all means.  The table attached shows the income received for exactly the same load of sugar beet for 2019, 2020 and 2021/22.  For 2020 the […]

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Rebecca Mahony - Wilson Wraight

RDPE Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme

Round 2 Funding has now been made available for the second round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme. Grants are available for specific items of equipment for both livestock, precision farming and horticultural use. The aim of which is to improve animal health and welfare, technical and resource efficiency and nutrient management. All items […]

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