Farming Investment Fund Grant FETF Launched!

November 17, 2021

Today DEFRA have announced a new grant benefitting English farmers who are looking to improve their farm productivity and enhance environmental benefits.

The new measures are broadly termed as the ‘Farming Investment Fund’ and the full details on the measures can be found here on the government’s website:

The Farming Investment Fund is separated into these two parts:

Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (Grants Offered: £2000-£25000)

This part of the new funding provides grants towards the cost of capital equipment, farm machinery and technology to improve farm productivity sustainably.

Farming Transformation Fund (Grants Offered: £35000-£500000)

This part of the new funding provides grants towards large capital items to help farms improve sustainability, productivity and profitability on farms.  This covers water management, improving farm productivity and adding value. While the ‘improving farm productivity’ and ‘adding value’ aspects of the fund are not open for applications yet, you can take advantage of the ‘water management’ aspect of the funding now, applications close on 12 January 2022.   Find out more here:

If you’ve come to Moore Unidrill looking to purchase new direct drilling equipment and obtain grant funding, then the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund is what applies to you, the full details of which can be found here:

A list of all the items covered by the Farming Equipment and Technology Fund can be found here:

Moore Unidrill offer a range of items covered by the new grant funding as follows:

Item number FETF44 on the new funding covers 3 Metre Direct Drills, with an available grant amount of £12054.  This means that the entire range of New Moore Unidrills, with the exception of the Base Unit Only versions, are eligible for grant funding. Browse Moore Unidrills here:

Get your applications in now! The Round 1 application period opens today on the 16th November 2021 and will close on 7 January 2022. Apply here:

If you’d like to talk to a member of the Moore Unidrill team about how to take advantage of the new grant funding, get in touch today by calling us on +44 (0)28 2766 4444 or get in touch with your local dealer here :