Cattle grazing with views beyond to Waterstein Head and Moonen Bay, Isle of Skye© Allan Wright / Scottish Viewpoint/REX/Shutterstock
Scottish farmers have been promised that payments worth £254m will arrive in their bank accounts this week in the form of loans against their Basic Payment Scheme claims. Rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing announced in September that farmers would be able to secure up to 90% of their anticipated BPS support through a nationally funded loan scheme. The scheme forms part of a wider “CAP stabilisation plan” in Scotland, which aims to tackle persistent problems of payment delays and poor […]
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