Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2016

Woodland Creation Grants

 The window for Woodland Creation grants under the new Countryside Stewardship has now opened for applications.  This is a standalone grant under the main Countryside Stewardship scheme which provides a one-off payment towards the cost of supplying and planting trees and associated items, such as fencing, required to create a woodland.  The grant is competitive and applications will be scored and accepted subject to the available budget. The application window is open until 31st March 2016.  Successful applicants will be issued an agreement from July 2016 onwards.

NFU Bulletin – March 2016