Weather Aid Scheme (Scotland) 2013

03 June 2013

£6 million aid package for livestock and arable farmers -- APPLICATIONS OPEN.

Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Richard Lochhead, has announced that funds will be made available to compensate farmers for losses they experienced as a result of specific extreme weather events in 2012 and 2013. The application form and detailed guidance for the scheme are available on the Scottish Government website.

Farmers will be asked to submit their application before the closing deadline on Friday July 5.

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