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Weather Aid funding

The selection process for Weather Aid funding begins today, July 24. Almost 1,000 farmers who were hit by the extreme winter weather have applied for funding.

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Farmers apply for Scottish government Weather Aid fund

Farmers have applied to the Scottish government Weather Aid fund. Credit: ITV News Border

Almost 1,000 farming families in South West Scotland have applied to the Scottish Government's Weather Aid fund.

It follows the winter of 2012 and spring of 2013, which saw crops and livestock lost in severe conditions.

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