Farming Equipment and Technology Fund: Round 1

Applications for the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund opened on 16th November 2021.

This provides an opportunity for agricultural, forestry and horticultural businesses to invest in equipment and technology aimed at improving sustainable agriculture.  Funding is available for up to £25,000 with items available such as:

  • Rainwater harvesting tanks (5000-50,000 litres)
  • Dribble bars
  • Trailing shoe
  • Livestock handling systems
  • Automate foot baths
  • EID readers

Previous Small Grant Scheme applications do not affect your chance to apply. Items must be purchased, installed, operational and paid for, to claim by 30th September 2022.

The closing date for applications is 7th January 2022.

For more information regarding these grants please contact Emily Wynder at FCG Sherborne on 07944 680469 or 01935 850093 or email