Entries by edward

Countryside Productivity Scheme (small grants) 2019 2nd round

A new capital grant scheme has emerged that will close mid on the 3rd of September 2019 Minimum farm expenditure £6000, minimum received as grant £3000 Maximum grant paid out £12,000 therefore maximum spend overall £24,000 If you have received the full grant before or if you received greater than £9,000 last time in round […]

Straw Prices

Straw Prices Have now eased and as of September I hear prices of £95-110 delivered. We have also been informed that quantities baled “up country” are larger than in previous on the back of a predicted straw price hike and a good summer in which to bale straw, I suspect.

LEADER Funding West Cornwall

As of today 5th of July 2018 applications for LEADER funding for West Cornwall are closed. However you can make Expression of Interest Applications (EOI)  should you wish but you need to state in your email application to West Cornwall LAG that this “project is for the reserve list”. Should extra funds be available, that is […]

WATER – are your animals getting enough?

According to Truro Weather Map we have no rain of any discernable amounts since the 18th of June, in Penzance we 1.8mm on Saturday Night (30th of June/1st of July). However on these very hot days it is important that cattle have access to water, unfortunately a cow is herding animal and will choose to […]