980: Agricultural support

This summary of UK agricultural support arrangements is taken from HSBC Agriculture’s annual booklet ‘Forward planning 2010’.

Year of Publication2010

This concise summary of agricultural support includes a brief history. Pillar 1 of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy covers direct aid to farmers through the Single Payment Scheme and Market support. Pillar 2, which is growing in importance, supports four Axes of Rural Development Programmes focussed around competitiveness, land management, diversification and local partnership programmes under LEADER schemes

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