BDG Scheme closing to applications

n Sean McIntyre, CAFRE, Barclay Bell, UFU, David Brown, UFU and Eric Long, CAFRE, reminding all farmers that the deadline to apply for membership of a Business Development Group is Friday January 24.

TIME is running out to apply for the Business Development Groups (BDG) Scheme before it closes at 4pm on January 24.

BDGs bring small groups of farmers together locally, to enhance their knowledge of business management, new technologies and innovative ways of working. You can be a member of more than one group, including the new Business Development Groups focused on ‘Environmental Farming’ topics.

Apply online at or call at your DAERA Direct office where assistance is available to apply online.

Evening assistance is also available at CAFRE Enniskillen Campus and CAFRE Greenmount Campus on Wednesday, January 22, 5pm-8pm,

where CAFRE staff will be available to assist you with an online application. The BDG Scheme is part-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD).


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