The 2017 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Commercial Horticulture Sector has opened to applications.
The competitive grant aid scheme is open to all horticultural sectors – protected crops, nursery crops, field vegetables, soft fruit, apples, beekeeping and mushrooms.
It provides grant aid, at a rate of 40% (50% for young farmers), for approved capital investments undertaken by the 29th September 2017. In certain limited cases, funding may be approved for investments that will be completed and claimed by the 28th September 2018.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 16th December 2016 – download an application form.