Farm Diversification is just one of the programmes available for funding through the Rural Development Programme. So if you are thinking of hanging up your boots and trying something new this is the ideal opportunity to expand, improve or diversify.
Farm Diversification is now open for applications from 13 Aug – 24 Sept 12 @ 4pm. Grants are available of up to £50,000 at 50% grant rate for capital costs, such as new equipment, building works and signage and towards professional fees and marketing. Funding is also available for renewable energy products such as wind turbines and hydro schemes.
So if you are farmer or farm member located in rural Antrim, Carrickfergus or Newtownabbey and you have a project idea contact telephone 028 9448 1311, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.growsouthantrim.com for further details.