Blackwell Hall Farm Leader case study
To increase productivity and implement improvements to animal welfare. To provide funding to enable the business to improve efficiency and ensure it develops in an economically sustainable way. The funding will install robotic milking machinery to complement the investment being made to upgrade the existing parlour.
The project would not go ahead on its proposed scale without the grant funding. If the grant was not available the applicant would have to reduce the scale of the project.
Total cost: £113,750
LEADER grant: £34,125
New products/technologies: 1
New jobs created: 1
Increase in productivity.