ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT A NEW IRRIGATION SYSTEM OR UPGRADING YOUR EXISTING IRRIGATION SYSTEM?
If so are you aware of the RDPS? There is currently up to 40% funding available for schemes that “Improve farm productivity by using water more efficiently”
With regard to irrigation equipment. Drip and Overhead Sprinkler Systems are also eligible as they allow you to match the irrigation application rate with the infiltration rate of different soil types.
The key aims of the grant scheme are to:-
Throughj making these savings the project will increase the irrigated area and allow water trading to neighbouring growers.
The scheme is open to arable and horticultural businesses growing or intending to grow irrigated crops, who do not belong to a PO.
The key priorities for funding are:-
The RDPE grant is 40% funding with a minimum grant of £35,000.00 up to maximum of £1,000,000.00!
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