|Farming Connect What’s On||
As a result of the pandemic, Farming Connect has taken the decision to postpone all open events and one-to-many events until further notice. They are conducting a number of activities digitally or over the phone where possible.
More information can be found here:
|Farming Connect ICT Programme|| Farming Connect is now offering ICT training courses for beginners and intermediate learners.
One-to-one sessions and online workshops are also available on integrating ICT technology into your farm business
Further information can be found here.
|Nuffield Farming Scholarships||Applications for the 2021 Nuffield Farming Scholarships are open.
Successful applicants tend to be from those working in farming, food or horticulture and are provided a substantial bursary to fund travel to study their chosen topic.
Further information and details on how to apply can be found here: https://www.nuffieldscholar.org/
|31 July 2021|
|Rural Business Investment Scheme Non Agricultural - Window 2||
This window of the RBIS has been allocated a budget of £2 million and covers capital investments costs and supports project in Wales that contribute to at least one of the below:
Applicants will be required to demonstrate that a viable market has been identified for their product(s) and that the project would not proceed without the grant.
The maximum grant rate for any individual investment project is 40% of the total costs.
The maximum grant threshold per undertaking for any individual investment project is £50,000, and the minimum is £5,000
Further information and how to apply can be found here: https://gov.wales/rural-business-investment-scheme-non-agriculture
|20 August 2021|