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Aid fund for the economic support of Bocholt agriculture

Are you a farmer or do you cultivate land in the land register for the city of Bocholt?
This land has been damaged by natural events such as water damage or seed damage?

Then you may be eligible for the assistance fund for the economic support of Bocholt's agriculture.

The city of Bocholt has adopted a policy in 2021 to compensate for damage caused by natural events that are not insurable. In consultation with the agricultural town association, this guideline was drawn up together with representatives of all factions of the town council and adopted by the politicians in December 2021.

With this aid fund, Bocholt takes into account the idea of solidarity with local agriculture, which individually has to accept economic losses for reasons of flood and/or nature conservation . For these benefit the general population or the common good.

In the case of the following damage, a corresponding aid payment can be applied for in accordance with the adopted guideline:

  • Water damage as a result of rain and/or flooding events
  • Seed damage caused by rooks

Details and general conditions can be found in the "Guideline of the City of Bocholt for the Granting of Assistance to Farmers in the Event of Natural Damage". For the application, the following form must be submitted together with the annexes specified in the guideline.