The upgrading of agricultural machines and equipment, which includes the race to their higher sustainability, is the issue of a tender in the RRNP’s ambit, which involves 15 regions of Italy, Lombardy included. For the latter, 26 million Euros have been made available for local companies and applications can be forwarded by March 29th, 2024. The tender addresses agro-mechanical companies, agricultural micro and SMEs, and their cooperatives and associations. The subsidy provides for a capital contribution up to 65% of the expenses deemed eligible and, in the case of young farmers, the subsidy is increased to 80%.
The various items also include replacing off-road vehicles, such as tractors, for agriculture and livestock that satisfy the requirement of being equipped with an electric or biomethane engine.