COVID-19 guidance for farmers and crofters

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Guidance for farmers and crofters to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been published.

The Scottish Government guidance provides a summary of information, including:

  • How to support safe working on farms and crofts COVID-19
  • Hygiene measures
  • Farm and croft inspections
  • Keeping employees safe
  • Operating farm shops

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing said:

“Throughout the pandemic, farmers and crofters across the country have worked safely to produce food, supported by a wide range of agricultural businesses.

“The coronavirus crisis has changed the way many of us work and will have a lasting impact on businesses going forward, so it is important that we work together to support farmers, crofters, and their families and employees. This guidance brings together all the latest rules and information and will be updated regularly”.

Click here for the full guidance.

Last updated: 11 June, 2020