Training & Grants
Various short courses are run in dairying and food processing at SAC Consulting in Ayr. LANTRA has a list of courses for which include a variety of farm diversification topics.
Through the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) 2007-2013 funding is now available for rural businesses throughout Scotland for diversification and renewable energy projects. Specifically, support is delivered through Rural Development Contracts – Rural Priorities which was launched in April 2008. For further information about what support is available see the Section on Rural Development Contracts – Rural Priorities.