Farmers keen to gain a share of the £25M Countryside Productivity Scheme need to be quick as the closing date for applications is November 4.

Under the scheme farmers can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £12,000 to buy new and innovative equipment – from livestock monitoring cameras to precision farming technology – which helps businesses save time and money and improve productivity.

Farmers who have been successful in applying for grants in previous rounds of the initiative can also apply for different pieces of equipment within this final round - up to the scheme’s limit of £12,000 per farmer.

Agricultural surveyors Jamie Batt and James Wotton at Greenslade Taylor Hunt are experienced with dealing with the grants process and can help farmers with their applications.

The scheme covers a wide range of items Including mobile and fixed livestock handling equipment, weigh cells, trailing shoes, slurry injectors, silage pushers, direct drills, variable vacuum pump, pasture plates, digital weather stations, auto calf feeder, cluster flush, and EID readers to name a few!

For more information for Devon and Cornwall ring James Wotton 07899 955935 or for Somerset and Devon call Jamie Batt 07766 301468 or you can email them at james.wotton@gth.net or jamie.batt@gth.net