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The first nationally-funded farm support payments for Scottish farmers have started to be paid out, bringing some relief to cash-strapped farmers and crofters. The Scottish government has earmarked more than £250m from national funds to provide cash support, while 2015 CAP claims are still being processed. In an update this week, rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead confirmed payments under the national Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) payments had started. See also: Scottish farmers to get LFA support cash as […]
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