Lambert & Foster have significant experience in advising rural or agricultural businesses on the grants and subsidies which may be available
This includes applying and obtaining grants and subsidies for:
The Forestry Commission increases the value of woodlands to society and the environment.
The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is the EU policy to provide financial support to farmers in member states. It is one of the founding policies of the original Common Market, and brings together national intervention programmes into one scheme to allow farmers to compete on a level playing field while protecting against volatility in agricultural prices and to provide food security.
The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) provides money for projects to improve agriculture, the environment and rural life. Funding goes to schemes to:
- improve the environment
- increase the productivity of farming and forestry
- grow the rural economy
Countryside Stewardship is a scheme under which farmers and land managers are paid for effectively managing their land in a manner which protects and enhances the environment and wildlife.
The act of diversifying by adding new business activities to traditional farming. If you are wondering whether to diversify, and how you might do so, talk to our rural professionals.