“I want to make sure those farming on marginal land can go into the New Year with as much financial security as possible.”
“We are working hard to provide as much certainty to support farmers and crofters as we can. This money will provide a welcome cash injection to businesses and the wider rural economy. “
Fergus Ewing, Rural Economy Secretary in the Scottish Government confirmed that the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme will continue to be funded in Scotland to 80% in 2020.
Farmers and Crofters in Scotland to Continue to Receive Financial Support from the Scottish Government
“LFASS is crucial for our hill farmers and crofters operating in some of our most remote and marginalised areas. “
Consultation: Support for Agriculture and the Rural Economy – Post Brexit Transition