Aberdeen Angus in a field© Heathcliff O'Malley/REX/Shutterstock
The Scottish government has announced details of a loan scheme for the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) in a bid to ease the cashflow crisis engulfing farmers and crofters. The loan scheme will seek to inject £300m into the rural economy, which the Scottish government says will safeguard jobs and local agricultural businesses. Farmers and crofters will be able to apply for a nationally funded loan of 80% of their CAP Basic Payment and Greening 2016 entitlement, up to a […]
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