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Rural priorities guidance update

There have been a number of updates to the guidance pages for rural priorities including.

  • Amendments to the timing of 2012 applications for Rural Priorities (9) Designated Sites.  
  • Amendments to Modification 8 relating to pesticide use. (Water margins and enhanced riparian buffer areas option)  
  • Clarification that Annual Recurrent payments cannot be made until all inspections have been completed.  
  • Clarification of grant award relating to budgetary constraints.  
  • The guidance has been amended to reflect the timing of the grant payment. (Moorland stock disposal, away-wintering of sheep and off-wintering of sheep options)  

For further details see the Scottish Government website.


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