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Farming Recovery Fund: application form and guidance

This publication was withdrawn on 18 December 2015

This content is out of date and has been withdrawn.

A similar scheme was introduced in 2015 - see winter flooding 2015: community support.

How farmers can apply for funding to restore flooded agricultural land and bring it back into production. This scheme related to flooding during the winter of 2013 to 2014 only. The deadline for applications under this scheme was 27 June 2014.

Documents

Farming Recovery Fund: guidance for applicants

Farming Recovery Fund: application form (Microsoft Excel)

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Farming Recovery Fund: application form (PDF version)

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This form (and guidance) is for farmers to apply for funding to restore flooded agricultural land and bring it back into production.

The deadline for applications under this scheme was 27 June 2014. No new applications are being accepted from that date.

A farm in England can apply for grants of up to £35,000 if they have been affected by the recent floods, that is, since 1 December 2013. (The maximum limit under the first phase of the scheme was £5,000.)

If you have already applied for a grant under the first phase of this scheme, you can also apply for the second larger grant, up to a collective total of £35,000. If you submitted an application under the first phase, and want to apply in the second phase, you can complete a shortened version of the form. You can get this by calling the helpline for this scheme on 0300 060 2700.