Welsh Government Opens New Round of £40 Million Farm Business Grant

The Welsh Government has opened a new round of its £40 million Farm Business Grant. The programme is available to farmers in Wales to help them reduce their carbon emissions and to improve their resilience and competitiveness, including through diversification.

The scheme will enable farmers to operate in a more efficient and environmentally-friendly way and make their businesses more successful.

Financial support will be distributed at a 40% grant rate over a four-year period. The minimum grant available is £3,000, and the maximum is £12,000.

Farmers across Wales will be able to invest in items linked to:

Animal health, genetics and performance

Crop management

Energy efficiency

Resource efficiency


The scheme is open to applications from a wide range of businesses involved in the primary production of agricultural products.

Applications have recently re-opened are being accepted until April 2019.

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