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Small Dairy Farmers Scheme

Small Dairy Farmers Scheme

Calling all Dairy Farmers!

The Small Dairy Farmers Scheme provides support to eligible dairy farmers who apply for a one off payment.

A fund of £8.5 million has been made available by the Rural Payments Agency and you can apply for a share in this if you produced less than one million litres between 1st April 2015 and 31st March 2016 and are still milking cows.

The rate of payment will calculated once all applications have been received, RPA are aiming to make payments by the end of July 2017.

The application form and further details can been seen at www.gov.uk/guidance/small-dairy-farmers-scheme

Closing date for applications is 31st May 2017.

If you would like further information or help with the application please do not hesitate to contact Malcolm Peters or one of his team.