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Possible Breakthrough on Heather Grazing

[IMG][/IMG] Highlands Islands Labour MSP, Rhoda Grant, and Catherine Stihler MEP have welcomed the news of a possible breakthrough on the matter of subsidy payments for heather grazed animals. Present EU proposals would mean that only animals fed on grass and other herbaceous plants are eligible for EU subsidies however many sheep in the Highlands Islands are heather grazed. ... [Read Full Article]