Rural Development Grants for Forestry

J S Forestry in Essex received a grant through 2007-2013 Rural Development Programme for England to mechanise their firewood business, resulting in a six-fold increase in productivity. Steve Scott from the Forestry Commission talks to John Shipp about his experience of the process and the difference it has made to his business, showing that although the process is necessarily rigourous successful application can be very beneficial. To find out more about the scheme visit:

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