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Socio-economic schemes

The Rural Payment Agency looks back on 2021

Rural landscape with fields, woodland and river

While I’ve been working at the RPA for 10 years this month, I continue to be surprised and proud at the breadth of services we provide agricultural and rural communities. I think January is a really important time to reflect …

Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme round 3 – don’t forget to claim your grant

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Tractor with slurry injector umbilical system on a field in Devon

Round 3 of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme (CPSG) will close on 31 May 2021. If you applied for a grant through the scheme and it was approved, you have until midnight on that day to submit your claim. …

Growth Programme - Caterite Food and Wine service

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Processing facility

We’ve had great feedback from our customers Cumbria-based Caterite Food and Wine service, which supplies fresh produce throughout Cumbria and South West Scotland, was able to significantly grow its prep range and improve quality, as well as offering customers a …

Farming Business Innovation – helping ideas grow

RPA at Farming Business Innovation

The RPA shows and events team attended the recent Farming Business Innovation show at Birmingham NEC. It was our 3rd year attending the show which has grown year on year. We were positioned on stand 598, right by the entrance/exit …