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This section below lists projects that furthered the Agricultural strategy for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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13 March 2007
Central Food Production Unit (CFPU)
CFPU has been awarded a priority 4.9 grant to create and equip a 2400msq food production unit to provide local and responsible food products for patients in the healthcare environment.

Grant of £983,627 from EAGGF towards a £4,918,138.00 project. This project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Mr J D Craig on 01872 273435.

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8 June 2006
Agrifood Centre
Cornwall College has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project will establish a dedicated training centre for the agri-food sector for training new and existing people in the sector, encouraging technology transfer, product development and sharing best practice.

Grant of £1,173,904 from EAGGF towards a £3,354,013 project. This project will benefit all the districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Cornwall College on 01726 226526.

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22 May 2006
Jaspers Waste Management and Integrated Site Expansion
HR Jaspers and Sons Ltd have been awarded a priority 4.9 grant. This project will develop the waste system to manage water treatment on site, construct a new skins storage area and provide additional chilling facilities, all to increase capacity.

Grant of £311,582 from EAGGF towards a £1,557,911 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Keith Jasper on 01566 772843.

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22 May 2006
Kilhallon Abattoir Redevelopment
Kilhallon Quality Meats Ltd have been awarded a priority 4.9 grant. This project will refurbish the currently redundant Kihallon abattoir, involving investment in new buildings and lairage to provide a full throughput multi-species abattoir to include game and organic meats, thus meeting the changing needs of the meat industry.

Grant of £70,058 from EAGGF towards a £644,512 project. This project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Kilhallon Quality Meats on 01726 814926.

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4 April 2006
Fresh Start Loan Fund
Cornwall Enterprise has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The Fresh Start Loan Fund will be a repayable aid scheme that is open to tenant farmers and new entrants to the land based sector. The fund, contracted to SWIG, will be a lender of last resort to stimulate industry restructuring.

Grant of £125,000 from EAGGF towards a £250,000 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Charlotte Woodford on 01872 322810.

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1 April 2006
WJ Oliver and Sons Ltd Packhouse Number Two
WJ Oliver and Sons have been awarded a priority 4.9 grant. This project will expand the pack house facilities to enable the supply of value added Cornish produce.

Grant of £84,180 from EAGGF towards a £420,900 project. This project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Timothy Oliver on 01736 763412.

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1 April 2006
Southern England Farms
Mr GN Richards has been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. This project will expand the packing and marketing of Cornish field crops.

Grant of £489,000 from EAGGF towards a £2,445,000 project. This project will benefit Penwith district. For further information please contact Mr Richards on 01736 850066.

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1 April 2006
Sheep EID Jasper and Sons
HR Jasper and Sons Ltd have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project is a feasibility study looking at the benefits for farmers of applying EID to sheep.

Grant of £23,750 from EAGGF towards a £77,000 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Jim Turvill on 01566 772705.

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1 April 2006
Scarne Farm Complex
Mr NH Burden has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project converts redundant barns into office accommodation and five housing units.

Grant of £230,200 from EAGGF towards a £1,151,003 project. This project will benefit North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Mr Burden on 01566 782286.

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1 April 2006
Misanthus
RH Hawken & Son have been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. This project grows Miscanthus on agricultural land for use as fuel.

Grant of £5,962 from EAGGF towards a £29,808 project. This project will benefit North Cornwall. For further information please contact David Rodda on 01872 322800.

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1 April 2006
Ginsters: Project Baker
Ginsters' has been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. This project will increase the production capacity at the Ginsters site to develop a new product range, which will in turn utilise more local raw ingredients.

Grant of £647,000 from EAGGF towards a £3,235,000 project. This project will benefit the Caradon district. For further information please contact Ginsters on 01579 386200.

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1 April 2006
Farm Crisis Network South West
FCN Ltd has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project provides specialist care and support to the farming industry.

Grant of £17,929 from EAGGF towards a £47,806 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Helen Doggrell on 01788 510866.

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1 April 2006
Elite Potato Project
Pengelly Farms Ltd has been awarded a priority 4.9 grant. This project provides storage and processing equipment required to grow elite potato seed to replace imported product.

Grant of £110,601 from EAGGF towards a £553,006 project. This project will benefit Kerrier district. For further information please contact Simon Rogers on 01736 850210.

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10 January 2006
Farm Cornwall
Penwith District Council has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project continues to provide a support, advice and outreach facility for farmers in Penwith at assist in the further development of the sector.

Grant of £162,870 from EAGGF towards a £358,740 project. This project benefits the Penwith District. For further information please contact Penwith District Council on 01736 632341.

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9 January 2006
Trevorva Barns
ARC Addington Fund has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project will secure the future of the barns at Trevorva Farm (currently owned by Cornwall County Council) for those in the land based sector whose skills, knowledge and entrepreneurialism could be in danger of being lost. This project will achieve this by providing affordable accommodation for those active in the land based and agricultural economy and provide opportunities for retiring tenant farmers to vacate their holding thus providing new opportunities for the next generation.

Grant of £207,628 from EAGGF towards a £830,512 project. This project benefits the Carrick District. For further information please contact ARC Addington on 02476 690587.

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5 January 2006
Eden Biomass Project
The Eden Project has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project installs a 300kW Biomass boiler in Eden's existing energy centre to promote environmental awareness, demonstrate a renewable technology, encourage further biomass and supply chains in Cornwall.

Grant of £70,000 from EAGGF towards at £175,000 project. This project benefits the Restormel District. For further information please contact Dan James on 01726 811900.

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1 December 2005
Cornish Natural Spring Water
Mr L G Ham has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project develops the current production of Cornish Natural Water to include a range of organic flavoured water for schools and elite glass bottle water for hotels and restaurants.

Grant of £48,474 from EAGGF towards a £242,372 project. This project benefits the North Cornwall District. For further information please contact Mr Martin Ham on 01566 86900.

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13 October 2005
Roskilly Tregallast Barton
Mr T Roskilly has been awarded a priority 4.9 grant. This project provides increased and sustainable new processing capacity to increase year around employment opportunities on the farm and use more locally sourced ingredients.

Grant of £166,102 from EAGGF towards a £830,511 project. This project will benefit the Kerrier District. For further information please contact Victoria Rogers on 01326 280479.

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1 October 2005
Agricultural Waste Plastics Study
Cornwall County Council have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project funded assessment of the technological, economic and practical feasibility of a scheme to collect and reprocess farm waste plastics into a feedstock form.

Grant of £12,300 from EAGGF towards a £32,800 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Colin Jarvis on 01872 322309.

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1 October 2005
Anaerobic Digestion
Natural Power Ltd have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project funded a study to establish a site for the commercial use of anaerobic digestion technology.

Grant of £26,625 from EAGGF towards a £71,000 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall For further information please contact Andrew Shire on 01306 627891.

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1 October 2005
AP West: Miscanthus Establishment
AP West have been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. The project established mincanthus on agricultural land.

Grant of £19,780 from EAGGF towards a £98,900 project. This project will benefit the North Cornwall district.

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1 October 2005
Baskets and Bunches
Mr A Jackson has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project funded a new packing/processing factory and administrative centre.

Grant of £46,020 from EAGGF towards a £230,100 project. The project will benefit the Caradon district.

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1 October 2005
China Clay Woodland Project
English Nature (through China Clay IAP) have been awarded a priority 4.5 grant. The project regenerated the landscape of the clay extraction area around St Austell.

Grant of £19,780 from EAGGF towards a £98,900 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Ian Davies on 01726 823377.

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1 October 2005
Cornish Patisserie
Patisserie Express Limited have been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. The project established a production facility to develop new products and customer services.

Grant of £66,115 from EAGGF towards a £330,575 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact Mr O Shea on 01872 222777.

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1 October 2005
Cornish Sawmill (The)
The Silvanus Trust have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project purchased and updated an underused sawmill and tanalisation plant and added kiln dry facilities.

Grant of £245,600 from EAGGF towards a £823,700 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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1 October 2005
Cornish Wood Centre Feasibility Study
The Cornwall Enterprise Company has been awarded a priority 4.5 grant. The project funded a feasibility study to establish the market demand.

Grant of £15,183 from EAGGF towards a £30,367 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact William Garnier on 01872 322888.

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1 October 2005
Horticulture and Biomass Feasibility Study
Community Energy Plus have been awarded a priority 1.6 grant. The project funded a feasibility study into the implementation and sales potential of a Combined Heat and Power thermal biomass electricity plant using sustainable energy crops.

Grant of £30,075 from ERDF towards a £70,150 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

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1 October 2005
Kelly's Three Year Plan
Kellys of Bodmin Ltd have been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. The project increased production facilities and built a new cold store.

Grant of £184,246 from EAGGF towards a £921,229 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Mike Hawthorn on 07831 661414.

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1 October 2005
Neet Foods Ltd – Development of cheese processing creamery
Neet Foods have been awarded a priority 1.4 & 4.6 grant. The project reinstated and equipped a redundant barn to establish a manufacturing facility.

Grant of £32,203 from EAGGF towards a £161,016 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall. For further information please contact Mr H Brodie on 01288 361142.

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1 October 2005
Pawton Dairy
Wills Brother Ltd has been awarded a priority 4.8 grant. The project purchased innovative equipment to allow the dairy to become a state of the art facility.

Grant of £104,003 from EAGGF towards a £520,016 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall district. For further information please contact W A R Wills on 01208 816654.

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1 October 2005
Pearse Micanthus Planting
B D Pearse & Sons have been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. The project established miscanthus on agricultural land.

Grant of £3,036 from EAGGF towards a £15,180 project. The project will benefit the Caradon district.

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1 October 2005
Penmellyn Veterinary Group: Small Equine & Animal Hospital
Penmellyn Veterinary Group have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project allowed for relocation of veterinary practice.

Grant of £352,179 from EAGGF towards a £1,760,892 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Anne Thompson on 01637 880307.

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1 October 2005
Planting Miscanthus for Cane Production
J B S Mutton has been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. The project established miscanthus on agricultural land.

Grant of £7,259 from EAGGF towards a £36,295 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact William Garnier on 01872 322888.

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1 October 2005
Porthluney Machinery Partnership
Messers Collins, Trounce, Semmens & Williams have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project established the Porthluney Machinery Partnership.

Grant of £33,054 from EAGGF towards a £165,271 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district.

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1 October 2005
Rosewarne Technology Transfer Centre – Duchy College
Duchy College have been awarded a priority 4.4 grant. The project funded construction and equipped a technology transfer centre for the Agricultural and Horticultural industry in Cornwall.

Grant of £92,497 from EAGGF towards a £271,993 project. This project will benefit all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Duchy College on (01209) 611611.

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1 October 2005
Sheers Barton Business Unit
Mr J Perry has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project converted farm buildings and cattle sheds into rural business units with disabled access.

Grant of £100,750 from EAGGF towards a £503,750 project. The project will benefit North Cornwall. For further information please contact Mr M Bamford on 01626 892638.

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1 October 2005
St Ingunger Farm Offices
Mr S Kendall has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. The project converted farm buildings into office space with broadband access.

Grant of £200,962 from EAGGF towards a £1,004,809 project. The project will benefit the Restormel district. For further information please contact Mr S Kendall on 01208 831218.

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1 October 2005
Wholesale Diversification Project
W C ROWE (Falmouth) Ltd have been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. The project increased production efficiency with increased in-house processing and capacity.

Grant of £255,010 from EAGGF towards a £1,275,051 project. The project will benefit the Carrick district. For further information please contact W C Rowe on 01326 377348.

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22 September 2005
Cornhill Free Range Development
Mr W L Olds has been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. This project expands the free range enterprise to utilise state of the art technology and production methods to enhance the free range egg production.

Grant of £17,510 from EAGGF towards a £87,550 project. This project will benefit the Kerrier district. For further information please contact Len Olds on 01209 715645.

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25 August 2005
Polsue Farm Barns
Ian and Susan Chinn have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project concerns the conversion of traditional farm buildings to form a high quality restaurant / kitchen combined training facility with accommodation on site.

Grant of £140,535 from EAGGF towards a £702,675 project. This project benefits the Restormel district. For further information please contact Susan Chinn on 01726 843686.

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22 August 2005
Cornwall Dairy Farm Collect Scheme
Cornwall Enterprise has been awarded a priority 4.3 grant. This project is a delegated grants scheme to deliver capital grants for on farm storage and collection of milk. This strategic investment will help sustain the Cornish Dairy industry and maintain its long term competitiveness.

Grant of £1,432,507 from EAGGF towards a £6,305,414 project. This project benefits all districts of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. For further information please contact Elizabeth Menmuir, the Dairy Collect scheme manager on 01872 322889.

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12 August 2005
Tamar Foods Cornish Savoury Expansion Project
Tamar Foods has been awarded a priority 1.4 grant. This project will enlarge production facilities at Tamar bakery in Callington, to increase production capacity of the savoury range, which utilise local produce under the Cornish brand name.

Grant of £2,625,018 from EAGGF towards a £13,125,406 project. This project will benefit Caradon district. For further information please contact Kirstin Hawkins on 01579 389426.

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15 July 2005
Bodmin Moor Beef Power
Mr W I Scott has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project will involve the establishment of collaborative machinery syndicate to improve the efficiency of beef production on four farms located on Bodmin moor.

Grant of £100,775 from EAGGF towards a £503,877 project. This project benefits North Cornwall district. For further information please contact Ian Scott on 01566 782465.

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28 June 2005
Project Cream Tea (Rodda)
Rodda's have been awarded a priority 1.4 and 4.6 grant. This project is to re-organise and expand the premises to allow improvements to the processing, product and transport flows and to increase production, chilling and freezing capacity to meet the growing demand for cream based products and to provide a new capacity for processing skimmed milk bi-products.

Grant of £1,379,352 from EAGGF towards a £6,896,764 project. The project benefits Kerrier district. For further information please contact Philip Rodda on 01209 823300.

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9 March 2005
Kensey Foods
Kensey Foods have been awarded a priority 4.9 and 1.4 grant. The project will allow the business to further expand by constructing new high-care production facilities for a range of dessert products. As a result the applicant will expand sales of existing products, further increase local sourcing of ingredients and create additional employment.

Grant of £3,042,045 from EAGGF towards a 15,210,226 project and grant of £676,600 from EAGGF towards a £3,383,000 project. For further information please contact Ivor Ough Tel 01566 778300.

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24 January 2005
Crantock Bakery
Crantock Bakery have been awarded a priority 1.4 grant to expand production capacity and improve quality of finished product. The company is best known for its handmade pasties but also produces other savoury and sweet lines. Project will lead to a 100% increase in local sourcing due to the need for increased volume and the recently revised local purchasing policy.

Grant of £246,875 from EAGGF towards a £1,234,376 project, for further information please contact Matthew Hurry, Tel 01726 861120.

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23 November 2004
South West Rural Enterprise Gateway
Business Link have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant to provide comprehensive assistance and support to clusters of rural, land based agricultural, businesses in the South West. The aim is to facilitate people obtaining the skills and information to develop their farming businesses and find solutions to business problems in a rapidly changing economic and policy climate

Grant of £250,821 from EAGGF towards a £501,642 project, for further information please contact Business Link, Tel 0845 600 9966.

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26 October 2004
Fraddon Food Hall
Kingsley Travel Services Limited have been awarded a priority 4.6 grant
for the development and construction of a food and craft hall at Fraddon, Cornwall for the promotion of Cornish food and craft items.

Grant of £655,182 from EAGGF towards a £3,275,906 project, for further information please contact John Marshall, Tel 01726 861111.

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20 August 2004
Veterinary barn conversion
Mr Baker has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant towards the conversion of a redundant barn into a dedicated unit for the establishment of a new veterinary practice, to be operated as a partnership between Mr Baker and another vet.

Grant of £48,969 from EAGGF towards a £244,844 project, for further information please contact Mr Baker, Lezant Veterinary surgery, Tel 01579 370322.

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29 March 2004
NHS Trusts Food for Cornwall Project
Mr Gardner has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to work in partnership with local producers, suppliers and distributors to purchase and process a much greater percentage of food stocks within Cornwall, for use in NHS meals served to patients, visitors and staff.

Grant of £174,827 from EAGGF towards a £349,655 project, for further information please contact Walim Wong, Tel 01752 635053.

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25 February 2004
Environment Link
Farming & Wildlife Advisory Unit have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to enhance the economic sustainability of Cornish agricultural holdings by advising on economic opportunities achievable through environmental measures.

Grant of £273,025 from EAGGF towards a £556,050 project, for further information please contact Jillie Dale, Farming and Advisory Group, Tel 01326 373823.

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6 February 2004
Cornish Horticulture Enterprises, Phase II
South West Horticulture 2000 Limited have been awarded a Priority 1.4, 4.4 and 4.6 grant to enable CHE to continue to support plant and flower growers in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Grant of £1,896,372 from EAGGF towards a £7,973,661 project, for further information please contact Roger Whilding, Cornish Horticulture Enterprises, 01392 890405.

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6 February 2004
Cornwall Agricultural Council Development Team
Cornwall Enterprise Company has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to fund a facilitation team helping businesses applying to Objective One EAGGF, with business planning advice and general support.

Grant of £445,277 from EAGGF towards a £890,554 project, for further information please contact David Rodda, Cornwall Agricultural Council Development Team, 01872 322888.

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30 January 2004
Vermac Machinery Ring
Mr B Bailey, G Johns and E Symons have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to purchase a mobile cattle handling and weight crush system in order to establish a Machinery Syndicate.

Grant of £1,270 from EAGGF towards a £6,350 project, for further information please contact Elizabeth Menmuir, Cornwall Agricultural Council Development Team, 01872 322888.

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13 October 2003
The Grassland Challenge
Duchy College have been awarded a Priority 4.4 grant to optimise the use of grass & other forage crops on Cornish Farms.

Grant of £604,680 from EAGGF towards a £1,637,538 project, for further information please contact Alison Ross, Duchy College, Tel 01579 372295.

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10 October 2003
Carley's food processing unit
Carley's of Cornwall have been awarded a Priority 1.4 grant for the development of a dedicated organic processing facility.

Grant of £57,977 from EAGGF towards a £231,909 project, for further information please contact Kevin Gray-Roberts or John Carley, Carley's of Cornwall, 01872 277686.

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22 August 2003
Cornish Woodlands Study
Cornwall Enterprise Company has been awarded a Priority 4.5 grant to undertake a feasibility study into the potential of Cornish Woodlands.

Grant of £17,276 from EAGGF towards a £35,052 project. For further information please contact William Garnier, Objective One Agricultural Development Team, 01872 322800.

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5 June 2003
Co-operating for the future
Cornwall Quality Livestock Producers have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to offer an improved and extended range of services and benefits to its farmer members.

Grant of £58,626 from EAGGF towards a £232,722 project. For further information please contact Cornwall Quality Livestock Producers on 01503 263415.

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11 April 2003
Cornhill Farm Cottages
Mr A Carne has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to convert old farm buildings into self-catering holiday accommodation.

Grant of £41,437 from EAGGF towards a £207,184 project. For further information please contact Anthony or Kay Carne on 01726 812984.

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28 March 2003
Heligan Countryside Centre
A J Lobb & Sons have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to create a countryside interpretation centre and farm shop within Heligan Gardens.

Grant of £99,618 from EAGGF towards a £398,473 project. For further information please contact Ian Lobb on 01726 844088.

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28 February 2003
South Helford Machinery Syndicate
South Helford Machinery Syndicate have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to purchase machinery to fund a machinery sharing syndicate.

Grant of £185,509 from EAGGF towards a £927,546 project. For further information please contact Mr R Jenkin on 01326 231327.

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28 February 2003
Farm Machinery Sharing Feasibility Study
R N & D Jenkin have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to investigate if a formal machinery sharing agreement would be viable.

Grant of £5,418 from EAGGF towards a £14,450 project. For further information please contact Mr R Jenkin on 01326 231327.

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17 January 2003
Chark Country Holidays
Mrs Jenny Littleton has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to convert redundant farm buildings into a stable block and accommodation for able bodied and disabled guests.

Grant of £78,955 from EAGGF towards a £315,820 project. For further information please contact Jenny Littleton on 01208 871118.

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13 December 2002
Green Waste Recycling & Composting
Green Waste Recycling & Composting have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to purchase equipment for converting green and wood waste into quality compost to fertilise farmland.

Grant of £159,917 from EAGGF towards a £736,077 project. For more information please contact Felicity Richards on 01736 752393.

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6 December 2002
Cory Farm Holiday Lets
Cory Farm Ltd have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to upgrade existing Bed & Breakfast facilities to accommodate mobility-impaired guests.

Grant of £66,500 from EAGGF towards a £266,000 project. For more information contact Edwina Tape on 01288 331151.

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25 November 2002
Potential for Miscanthus
BICAL have been awarded a Priority 4.3 grant towards a feasibility study to investigate the potential opportunities to process Cornish grown Miscanthus to produce biodegradable plant and pots/or a wide range of composite products.

Grant of £38,957 from EAGGF towards a £77,915 project. For more information please contact Paul Bryant or Angela Brett at Impact Design & Marketing on 01823 332972.

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1 October 2002
The Specific Project for Agriculture in Scilly
Mainland Marketing Ltd have been awarded a Priority 1.4 and 4.6 grant to operate a delegated grant scheme on the Scillies to enable the horticultural and agricultural industries to access Objective One funds.

Grant of £297,468 from EAGGF towards a £878,234 project. For further information please contact Andrew May at Mainland Marketing on 01720 422 223 or click here to visit the Scented Narcissi website.

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16 October 2002
Rural Business Support Initiative
Business Link Devon and Cornwall have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to offer consultancy support to help farmers improve their business performance or diversify.

Grant of £690,194 from EAGGF towards a £2,085,388 project. For further information please contact Gary Ensor at Business Link on 0845 600 9966.

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4 November 2002
Trehummer Enterprises
G & B Uglow have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to convert redundant farm buildings into eight or nine separate units of business workspace in Egloskerry.

Grant of £113,900 from EAGGF towards a £569,498 project. For further information please contact Gareth Rowe on 01872 264 488.

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8 November 2002
Joint Venturing in Dairy Farming
The University of Exeter has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant to conduct a feasibility study into aspects of joint venturing by dairy farmers in Cornwall.

Grant of £44,230 from EAGGF towards a £88,460 project. For further information please contact John Hambly, Research Fellow at the Centre for Rural Research, on 07734 478 983.

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11 October 2002
The Specific Project for Agriculture in Scilly
Mainland Marketing Ltd have been awarded a Priority 1.4 and 4.6 grant to operate a delegated grant scheme on the Scillies to enable the horticultural and agricultural industries to access Objective One funds.

Grant of £297,468 from EAGGF towards a £878,234 project. For further information please contact Andrew May at Mainland Marketing on 01720 422 223.

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9 October 2002
Little Meadow Dairy
Hall Barton Farm has been awarded a priority 4.6 grant. This project is a farm diversification project with the aim of processing milk into cream, yoghurt and other related products. Milk will also be used from other local producers. The majority of the cream will be further processed into ice cream.

Grant of £48,191 from EAGGF towards a £239,205 project. This project will benefit the Caradon district. For further information please contact Michael and Matthew Birmingham on 01579 346886.

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20 September 2002
Cornwall Farmers ICT Project
Cornwall Farmers Ltd. has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant towards a project to update its computer system and increase its efficiency.

Grant of £154,396 from EAGGF towards a £771,982 project. For further information please call Peter Hardaker on 01872 274301.

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10 September 2002
Cornish Organic Chicken Phase 2
Camel Valley Poultry has been awarded a Priority 1.4, 4.4 & 4.6 grant towards building a chicken-processing unit.

Grant of £763,550 from EAGGF towards a £3,021,800 project. For further information please contact Clive Davis on 01840 213 431.

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30 August 2002
Upgrading Horticultural Teaching Facilities
Duchy College Rosewarne Campus have been awarded a Priority 4.4 grant towards a glasshouse teaching facility for horticulture students.

Grant of £113,065 from EAGGF towards a £226,130 project. For further information please contact Sarah Stevens at Duchy College on 01209 722 117.

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23 August 2002
The Bull Pen
Dairyland Farmworld have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant towards The Bull Pen; a new all-weather indoor play area allowing the business to stay open all year.

Grant of £113,736 from EAGGF towards a £454,944 project. For further information please contact Brian Anderson, Director Dairyland Farmworld on 01872 510 246.

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* 9 August 2002
Hay Farm Produce
Antony Pedigree Farms have been awarded a Priority 1.4 grant through the Cornish Horticultural Enterprises Umbrella Fund towards the building of washing, grading, preparation and cold storage facilities to supply Ginsters Ltd. with locally-produced vegetables.

Grant of £61,398 from EAGGF towards a £102,331 project. For further information please contact Jason Clark on 01872 276276.

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2 August 2002
Organic South West (Cornwall)
The Soil Association have secured a Priority 4.6 grant for the provision of organic advisory development work in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Grant of £465,891 from EAGGF towards a £1,230,369 project. For further information please contact Sue Flook, Media & Public Relations Manager, Soil Association on 0117 914 2448.

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11 July 2002
Riviera Produce Packing and Distribution
Hayle-based Riviera Produce have been awarded a Priority 1.4 grant towards the building of a new packaging facility in Cornwall to enable Cornish produce growers to add value to their products. See press release of same date for further information.

Grant of £87,728 from EAGGF towards a £438,643 project. For further information contact David Simmons, Riviera Produce, Tel 01209 890127.

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2 July 2002
Cornwall EID
Duchy College have been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant towards the expansion of the use of electronic cattle identification in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

A grant of £476,669 from EAGGF towards a £1,506,138 project. For further information please contact project manager Mary Browne on 01579 372 116, email mbrowne@cornwall.ac.uk.

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24 June 2002
South West Forest
A project by South West Forest has been awarded a Priority 4.4,4.5,4.6 grant towards developing new programmes to help farmers to take advantage of opportunities based on woodland management and wood utilisation as well as those based on creating new woodlands.

Grant of £110,227 from EAGGF towards a £245,895 project. For further information please contact Clive Thomas of South West Forest on 01409 221896.

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14 June 2002
Port of Truro Covered Warehouse
Carrick IAP have assisted Truro Harbour Office to secure a Priority 4.6 grant to carry out a study into the need and economic benefits of building a new covered warehouse at the Port, primarily for use by the agricultural industry.

Grant of £2,000 from EAGGF towards a £4,000 project. For further information please contact Cath Horton on 01872 224428.

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13 June 2002
Davidstow Creamery Expansion
Dairy Crest Creamery have obtained a Priority 1.4 grant towards the expansion of their existing Davidstow Creamery, The project will enable the expansion of a cheese-making plant with much enlarged capacity. See media release of same date for more information.

Grant of £4,000,000 from EAGGF towards a £23,127,000 project. For further information please contact Sinead Noble, Corporate Communications Manager, Dairy Crest Group plc on 020 8910 4000.

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10 May 2002
Toppenrose Dairy
Toppenrose Dairy have been awarded an EAGGF Priority 4.6 grant to build a purpose-built creamery to produce soft and mould-ripened cheeses.

Grant of £52,706 from EAGGF toward a £263,530 project. For further information please contact David Lambrick on 01326 280 117.

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16 April 2002
West Country Rivers Project Phase II
West Country Rivers Trust have received a Priority 4.6 EAGGF grant of £744,531. The project aims to improve the environment in targeted river catchment areas through advice to farmers and also offers a delegated grant scheme providing capital grants for conservation work.

Grant of £744,531 from EAGGF towards a £1,861,663 project. For further information please contact Arlin Rickard on 01566 784 488.

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2 April 2002
Cornish Guild of Smallholders Development Programme
A project aiming to assist local businesses to build on their experience to offer more and better opportunities for small local producers to develop. Funding will enable a feasibility study and subsequent business plan to be drawn up has been awarded a Priority 4.6 grant.

Grant of £9,410 from EAGGF towards a £29,399 project. For further information please contact Mrs Check McEwen on 01208 77860.

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8 March 2002
Cornish Horticulture Enterprises
South West Horticulture 2000 have been awarded a Priorities 1.4, 4.4 & 4.6 grant to support plant and flower growers in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

Grant of £1,548,000 from EAGGF towards a £6,639,400 project. For further information contact Pat Knight or Gillian Clark on 01626 890405. Click here to visit the website.

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1 March 2002
Goss Moor & Environs Rural Issues & Opportunities Feasibility Study
English Nature (through Restormel Regeneration Partnership’s IAP) have been awarded a Priority 4.6 EAGGF grant to conduct a Feasibility Study into maximising the benefits of the upgrading and realigning of the A30. The study aims to help local agricultural businesses and SMEs. (See media release of same date for more information.

Grant of £10,310 from EAGGF towards a £37,810 project. For further information contact Diane Woodhead, RRP IAP Team on 01726 623735.

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15 February 2002
Working Woodlands II
Working Woodlands Holdings Ltd. have been awarded a Priority 4.5 grant to provide grant aid and support services to boost Cornish businesses that grow wood, work with locally produced wood or sell products made from local wood.

Grant of £583,209 from EAGGF for a £1,913,419 project. For further information please contact Chris Bow, Working Woodlands Tel 01803 867 891; e-mail the.barton@btinternet.com

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7 December 2001
Whell and Higman Machinery Ring
HJ and BM Whell - Priority 4.6 project enabling two local Cornish farms to reap the benefits of working together to purchase new machinery for them to share. The aim of the project is purchase jointly four pieces of machinery and thereby reduce costs and achieve a more flexible system of farming.

Grant of £13,565 from EAGGF for £50,080 project. Contact Martin Whell on 01208 872267 for further information.

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20 November 2001
The Cortmas Project Cartwheel Ltd
Priority 4.6 project to boost the county's farm tourism sector by offering grants for marketing projects. The scheme is a sister project to South West Tourism's Rural Improvement Fund. The new scheme will run for four years and offer grants of up to £100,000 to help businesses launch new marketing projects either individually or in groups.

Grant of £1,061,713 from EAGGF for £3,655,891 project. Contact Tel 01392 877842; Fax 01392 877846; E-mail info@cartwheel.org.uk or visit www.farm.tourism.co.uk for further information.

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12 October 2001
Cornwall Food and Drink Partnership Scheme
PROSPER - Priority 1.4 and 4.6 project to help Cornwall's agriculture industry to diversify and upgrade facilities thereby improving the chance of getting products on to local tables.

Grant of £1,115,924 from EAGGF for £4,437,785 project. Contact Graham Woolcock on 01208 722100or Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager) on 01872 276276 for further information.

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5 October 2001
SWARD (South West Agricultural and Rural Development)
Business Link Devon and Cornwall Priority 4.4 project that helps rural land based business adapt to change. Project includes a training bursary for best practice visits and training seminars, a free information service provided by the University of Plymouth, and help with networking opportunities between like minded businesses.

Grant of £360,246 from EAGGF for £726,402 project. Contact Amanda Ratsey at Business Link on 0845 600 9966 for further information. Click here to visit the SWARD website.

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5 October 2001
Tregoninney Farm Cottages
Tregoninney Farm and Woodland Priority 4.6 project to renovate and convert traditional farm buildings and a farmhouse to provide high quality serviced accommodation for people of varying disabilities.

Grant of £98,740 from EAGGF for £493,700 project. Contact Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276 for further information.

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7 September 2001
Development of Callestick Farm Ice Cream
SS, J, JS and AMC Parker - Priority 4.6 project at Perranporth. Over the next three years the farm, which produces Callestick Farm Cornish Dairy Ice Cream, aims to expand and refurbish its premises, install new equipment and develop its business further as a tourist attraction. The investment will sustain jobs, create new employment opportunities and increase demand for goods and services from local suppliers.

Grant of £58,000 from EAGGF for £282,000 project. Contact Roger Metcalf, Dairy Sector Co-ordinator of the Objective One Agricultural Development Team on 01872 322800 for further information.

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7 September 2001
Vocational and Short Courses Scheme
Duchy College Priority 4.4 project to train 16,000 farmers and farm workers. The innovative project will provide technical and development programmes for people working in all land-based industries. Employers will be able to claim wage subsidies while their employees are on development programmes. Grants will also be available to contribute to the cost of employing relief workers while participants are attending training events. The six-year project is expected to provide training for 16,000 people and benefit 5,000 businesses

Grant of 1,305,812 from EAGGF for £3,480,827 project. Contact Dr. Phil Le Grice, Director of Trials and Research, Duchy College, Stoke Climsland, Callington. Tel 01579 372222, Fax 01579 372200 for further information.

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7 September 2001
Development of Strategy for the Red Meat Sector
South West Quality Meat - Priority 1.4 project to develop the competitiveness of the red meat sector. It will address the processing and marketing aspects of the red meat sector and the further development of regional brands to sell Cornish produce. The study will also examine electronic identification of animals, thereby increasing consumer confidence in a quality brand, and will also look at how to develop local collection and distribution networks to reduce the amount of 'food miles' involved in meat production. This would not only reduce lorry movements within the Westcountry but would cut down on the sort of mass movements of animals, which have been blamed for spreading the foot and mouth virus so rapidly across the UK.

Grant of £20,000 from EAGGF for £53,340 project. Contact Liz Bowles at ADAS on 01884 32521 for further information.

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3 September 2001
Community Food Manufacturing and Distribution Study
Cornwall Healthcare Trust - Priority 4.6 project to boost the local economy and benefit its patients and staff. If successful, the project could generate hundreds of thousands of pounds in business for local food producers and may be used as a model for other healthcare trusts across the UK.

Grant of £17,727 from EAGGF for £35,454 project. Contact Jason Clark, Objective One Communications Manager, on 01872 276276 for further information.

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31 August 2001
Carracawn Farm Infrastructure
TM Byles and Co Priority 4.6 project to enable new cow tracks to be built to extend the dairy herd's grazing season by providing better access to fields. Thus leading to improved health of the cows, reduced environmental damage, better safety for farm workers and lower production costs.

Grant of £6,803 from EAGGF for £34,016 project. Contact David Rodda, Objective One Agricultural Development Team, on 01872 322800 for further information.

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24 August 2001
Development and Extension of Processing Dairy
Cornish Country Larder - Priority 1.4 project to assist in the expansion of the Newquay based specialist cheese producer. It will considerably increase the demand for milk from Cornwall's dairy sector, whilst building on Cornwall's growing reputation for superb local produce.

Grant of £461,600 from EAGGF for £2,304,000 project. Contact John Gaylard, Cornish Country Larder, on 01637 860331 or Roger Metcalf, Dairy Sector Co-ordinator, Objective One Agricultural Development Team, on 01872 322800 for further information.

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24 August 2001
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
Greenleisure.co.uk - Priority 4.6 project set up as an alternative to the traditional sport, which allows people of all ages to enjoy the thrill of a favourite country pursuit.

Grant of £8,964 from EAGGF for £35,854 project. Contact Mark Lytham on 07773 255426 for further information.

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17 August 2001
Cornish Organic Chicken
Camel Valley Poultry Limited - Priority 1.4 and 4.6 project to conduct a feasibility study on setting up an organic production processing operation.

Grant of £12,000 from EAGGF for £30,000 project. Contact Clive Davis, Camel Valley Poultry, on 01840 213431 for further information.

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23 July 2001
Woodworks Two
Silvanus Trust Priority 3.2 project aimed at creating 40 new jobs within the Forestry and Wood Using sector over the next two years.

Grant of £100,00 from ESF for £233,000 project. Contact Sarah Young at Silvanus Trust, on 01566 775554 for further information.

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21 June 2001
Taste of the West Ltd
Priority 4.6 Food & Drink Marketing Programme project run by speciality food group, Taste of the West, which aims to put 100 Cornish products on shop shelves in the next three years. Through Taste of the West the project will promote the quality and diversity of Cornish food and drink through a wide-ranging programme which will include grant support, marketing research and advice, new promotional material and a dedicated "Cornish Shopping Mall" website.

Grant of £1,012,744 from EAGGF towards a £3,083,776 project. For further information please contact Carol Trewin on 01579 349 363, e-mail carol@cornwalltasteofthewest.co.uk

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13 June 2001
Cornwall Food & Energy Park Study
Heron Trust Ltd - Priority 1.4 project to carry out feasibility study and, if viability is proved, development plan for "food and energy" park to support food processing in Cornwall.

Grant of £24,375 from EAGGF for £97,500 project. For further details contact Business Location Services Ltd on 01872 222777.

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12 June 2001
Pengreep Farm Dairy
Pengreep Farm Ltd - Priority 1.4 and 4.46 project to build new dairy unit to increase cheese production, as well as staff training and product development.

Grant of £155,660 from EAGGF for £778,299 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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24 May 2001
Organic Studies Initiative
Duchy College - Priority 4.6 project to establish an organic studies centre at Camborne and farm demonstration programme.

Grant of £350,122 from EAGGF for £972,199 project. For further details contact Dr Jean Burke on 01209 722100.

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14 May 2001
Rural Diversification Capital Grant Initiative
PROSPER - Priority 4.6 project to provide fund for farms and rural business diversification.

Grant of £1,236,732 from EAGGF for £4,450,463 project. For further details see media release from same date.

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10 May 2001
Rural Tourism Improvement Fund
South West Tourism - Priority 4.6 project providing umbrella fund to assist farm tourism developments.

Grant of £1,969,070 from EAGGF for £7,108,540 project. For further information, see media release from same date.

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2 March 2001
Cornwall Wine Fair
Castang Wine Shippers - Priority 1.4 project to fund event providing opportunity for local producers to promote products direct to potential buyers.

Grant of £2,895 from EAGGF for £10,650 project.

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23 February 2001
Skills for Dynamic Agriculture
PROSPER have been awarded a Priority 3.2 grant towards a project for providing the technical, management and business skills necessary to re-engineer agriculture in Cornwall.

Grant of £799,328 from ESF towards a £1,776,285 project.

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28th November 2000
Cornwall Agricultural Development Team
Cornwall Enterprise Priority 4.6 project establishing team of facilitators to implement Cornwall Agricultural Council’s strategies and help those in the agricultural and other rural industries access around £50 million in grant aid.

Grant of £252,578 from EAGGF for £505,157 project. See media release from same date for further details or visit the Agricultural Task Force overview page.

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* Projects marked with this symbol are not included in the financial totals on this page as they are funded from the Umbrella Funds which have already been included.

The Cross Cutting Themes run throughout all the projects and we will develop similar examples of good practice in due course.

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