February 27, 2018

Land to be made available to new farmers

Over 1,000 hectares of public land is to be made available to new farmers this spring.

The move is part of the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government commitment to identify and release more public and private land for new farmers as part of their action plan for Farming Opportunities for New Entrants.

Forestry Enterprise Scotland, Scottish Water, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, East Lothian and Highland Councils will all release land this spring for around 50 new farmers.

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