Peterborough, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/25/2014 -- Water tank manufacturer, Enduramaxx, is helping farmers to implement Rainwater Harvesting Tanks which they may be able to acquire through the Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme; a £10m grant fund to help farming, forestry and horticultural businesses looking to improve their competitiveness.
The Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme is part of the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and is a scheme geared towards supporting the development of farming, forestry and horticultural businesses in England to become more efficient at using resources. It aims to help businesses become more profitable and resilient whilst reducing the impact of farming on the environment.
The third round of the scheme has now been launched and could see applicants receive grants between £2,500 and £35,000 to cover typical capital items which could include: heat recovery systems, electricity efficiency devices for livestock housing and milk parlours; soil mapping software and GPS equipment for precision farming; shallow injection systems for slurry tankers and roofing existing manure or silage stores; EID readers, mobile sheep and cattle handling systems; badger proof in-field feed troughs, and rainwater harvesting equipment.
Enduramaxx specialises in providing rainwater harvesting tanks and rainwater harvesting solutions to farms and other commercial buildings throughout the UK. The company manufactures a comprehensive range of quality water tanks, liquid fertiliser tanks, storage tanks and other industrial tanks.
Companies interested in pursuing the Farming and Forestry Improvement Scheme grant scheme should visit http://rdpenetwork.defra.gov.uk/funding-sources/farm-and-forestry-improvement-scheme to download an application form for submission before April 4th.
For more information on Enduramaxx Rainwater Harvesting Tanks, Water Tanks, Fertiliser Storage Tanks, Industrial Tanks and other Storage Tanks, visit www.enduramaxx.co.uk.
Tel: 0800 840 4030
Fax: 01778 560942