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A UK government pledge of £42m for Scottish hill farmers fails to provide the sector with the certainty it needs, industry leaders have warned. Some 11,300 Scottish farmers and crofters will benefit after the UK government said it would guarantee EU funding to support upland producers during 2019. The decision is significant because the UK is due to leave the European Union in 2019, which had cast doubts on applications made to the less favoured areas scheme during that year. […]
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