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Horticulture Development


The application window will open on 5th December 2022 and close on 10th March 2023.


The Horticulture Development scheme is a Capital grant scheme available to existing commercial horticultural producers across Wales.


The Programme for Government sets out our commitments to continue supporting farmers to produce food in a sustainable way, whilst taking action to respond to the climate emergency and to help reverse the decline in biodiversity. Funding support for farmers, land managers and associated rural sectors over the next 3 years is delivered through a flexible framework of support, with schemes – including the Horticultural Development Scheme - delivering towards the following themes:


  • Farm scale land management


  • On farm environmental improvements


  • On farm efficiency and diversification


  • Landscape scale land management


  • Woodland and forestry


  • Food and farming supply chains



The maximum grant award is £50,000 and the minimum is £3,000.


The grant provides a maximum 40% contribution towards capital investments in equipment and machinery, (excluding VAT) which can be demonstrated as offering clear and quantifiable benefits to horticulture enterprises.


Your application may exceed the maximum grant, if selected, the related claim is capped to the maximum £50,000.


For further information please contact Kathryn Williams by email or mobile 07971 583638

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