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Countryside Care Scheme 'paying dividends' to farmers

Mon, 20 Jan 2014

The Countryside Care Scheme on the Island is beginning to pay dividends – helping Manx farming become more resilient and market focused.

That’s the view of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture which says it welcomes a review of it by a Tynwald committee.

The majority of farmers are said to be in support of the scheme – although those opposed are said to have found enthusiastic ‘mouthpieces’ in newer members of Tynwald.

Minister Phil Gawne says he’s happy for the scheme to be reviewed:


  • Phil Gawne MHK

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