A Northants farm greatly improved the efficiency of its fertilisation system with a slurry tanker bought with the help of a LEADER grant.
Farrington Oils is pioneering its way through the no-till drill movement, putting LEADER programme funding of £26,800 towards new machinery.
Dusthill Farm implemented a LEADER-funded project for a new robotic milking system and slurry processing unit, in a revolutionary investment for the running of the farm.
The LEADER programme assisted in funding a farm’s own butcher and cold storage area, meaning they can now process all the meat in-house, ensuring quality of produce and an increase in direct sales.
Micro-business Chiltern Wool is helping sheep farmers diversify, helping them sell their wool locally thanks to a 5-gauge knitting machine and other high-tech equipment purchased with a LEADER grant.
A second-generation dairy farming family have embarked on an exciting plan to diversify and drive sustainable growth thanks to a £19,367 grant from the LEADER Programme.
A farmer with no previous catering or butchery experience was given the confidence to diversify and grow thanks to a £16,000 grant from the LEADER Programme.
The last shop in Wigginton village in the Chiltern Hills, shut its doors more than a decade ago.
The LEADER Programme has obtained an additional £300,000 of funding to deliver to rural businesses across the country to create jobs and support the rural economy.
Haddenham Garden Centre has undertaken a long-awaited expansion thanks to a grant from the LEADER Programme.
An arable farmer in Berkhamsted received a £50,000 LEADER grant to purchase a new drill that will help him expand operations and improve his business’s competitive advantage.
The owners of a farm near Newport Pagnell received a pre-Christmas boost after a £12,000 LEADER grant enabled them to mechanise their Christmas tree business, safeguarding jobs and increasing productivity in the process.