Monday, October 17, 2011

2011 bcu Bill Ussher Agricultural farming Grant

If the land is your living, bcu is offering you a chance to boost your business with the launch of the 2011 bcu Bill Ussher Agricultural Grant.

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Developed by bcu to support and grow success, innovation and employment in agricultural pursuits, the grant worth $11,000 is presented each year to two primary producers, farmers or growers.

The winner of this year’s grant will receive $7,700, with the runner up receiving $3,300.

Grant recipients are encouraged to use the funds to improve business practice, access new markets, introduce new stock or species or to further their agricultural or business education.

Past recipients of the grant include a fodder crop producer, sugar cane farmer, hydroponic vegetable grower, lychee producer, tomato grower and a beef producer.

Application forms and details are available at or at any bcu branch.
Applications close December 9, 2011. The winners will be announced in February 2012.

For more information, call 1300 228 228 or email Danielle Callaghan at

Apply now for 2011 bcu Bill Ussher Agricultural Grant

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