The Department of Agriculture will continue its series of one-to-one Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) clinics this week to assist farmers with making their 2019 BPS application online.
Since last year, all BPS applications must be completed online and the drop-in clinics have Department officials availabe to provide support to complete both BPS and transfer of entitlements applications.
All direct payments schemes – BPS, Greening, Young Farmers Scheme, National Reserve, transferring of entitlements, and the Areas of Natural Constraint Scheme – are now conducted online.
Tuesday 23 April
County Arms Hotel, Birr, Co Offaly.
Wednesday, 24 April
Clonmel Park Hotel, Cahir Road, Clonmel, Co Tipperary.
Thursday 25 April
The Mullingar Park Hotel, Dublin Rd, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.
Friday 26 April
Four Seasons Hotel, Coolshannagh, Monaghan, Co Monaghan
The last of the Department's one-to-one clinics will take place next week in Co Donegal and Co Mayo.
Should farmers wish to contact the Department in relation to their online application they can do so at:076 1064424 in relation to queries on registering for www.agfood.ie – for example queries on lost passwords, how to register, etc.076 1064420 in relation to queries on actually completing the BPS application once registered on www.agfood.ie or to enquire about the one-to-one clinics.