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Countryside Productivity Small Grant (CPSG) Scheme – Round 3

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) announced earlier this month that the third round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant (CPSG) Scheme is now open.

The CPGS provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve productivity of their farms in areas such as:

  • technical efficiency
  • animal health and welfare
  • resource efficiency
  • nutrient management

Under CPGS farmers can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000.  There are 87 grant items listed in Annex 3 of the CPSG handbook under the following categories:

  • cattle equipment
  • sheep equipment
  • pig equipment
  • general livestock equipment
  • precision farming equipment
  • resource management equipment
  • other general equipment

Applications are made via the on-line portal accessed through https://www.gov.uk/guidance/countryside-productivity-scheme.

The closing date for CPGS applications is noon 4th November 2020.

 Please contact us for advice on CPSG or help with your application.

 

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