Farming & Environmental Schemes

McCartneys Rural Professional team has vast experience in successfully completing scheme and grant applications for agricultural and rural businesses. Our knowledge of the schemes available is up to date, boosting your chance of submitting a successful application.

We regularly advise on the following (subject to application windows and deadlines):


  • Countryside Stewardship applications, a competitive process, including:
    • Mid Tier
    • Higher Tier
    • Water Capital Grants (previously Catchment Sensitive Farming)
    • Hedgerows and Boundaries
    • Woodland creation/management/improvement
  • LEADER grant funding applications
  • ELS/HLS/Countryside Stewardship annual claim forms
  • Agricultural Waste Exemptions
  • Cross Compliance & NVZ regulations



Welsh Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 Scheme applications;

  • Glastir
    • Entry
    • Advanced
    • Organic
    • Woodland Creation/Management
    • Small Grants Scheme
  • Sustainable Management Scheme
  • Sustainable Production Grant Scheme
  • LEADER grant funding
  • Agricultural Waste Exemptions
  • Cross Compliance & NVZ regulations


N.B. some of the above schemes and grants are subject to application window availability/deadlines.

For more information and advice please contact your local McCartneys Rural Professional office.