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 […]
This article is for registered users.
To continue reading register for free...
Register for free with Farmers Weekly

Register for free to read this article, and for access to:

  • Exclusive news
  • Insight and opinion
  • Market and farming trends
Register

Already registered? Sign in.

...or to get unlimited access to FWI.co.uk