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Big push to get 45,000 BISS applications submitted
Darren Carty
It is estimated that there are in the region of 45,000 BISS applications to be submitted in the final 10 days before the deadline of midnight on Wednesday, 15 May.
1 May 2024 Schemes
Fertiliser use drives up risk of BISS fines
Up to half of the country’s farmers are potentially exposed to phosphorus-related penalties, farm consultants have warned.
13 March 2024 News
ACA calls for 10-day window to rectify derogation errors
Advisers explained how minor administration breaches, such as forgetting to upload a document, results in rejection of the derogation application.
Michael Ryan appointed new ACA president
Working as an agricultural adviser since 1993, Ryan is also a part-time tillage and sheep farmer.
8 March 2024 News
Private farm advisers feel ‘ignored’ by Department
The ACA expressed frustration at being left on the sidelines of the ASSAP programme last week.
'Under-utilised' private advisers want in on ASSAP
Private agri advisers have claimed to be "under-utilised and underfunded" by the Department on efforts to improve water quality.
2 March 2024 News
Department meets advisers half way on KT scheme issues
Advisers have received some good news with the requirements of this year's KT scheme. However, it is still going to be "more than challenging", according to advisers.
18 January 2024 News
Farm advisers set to strike
The Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA) has urged members working with farmers in knowledge transfer (KT) groups to halt works.
17 January 2024 News
ACA launches 2024 handbook and tax guide for farmers
New CAP schemes, farm enterprise budgets, welfare entitlements, farm tax, contractor charges and farm succession planning are among the topics covered in the book.
20 December 2023 News
Dead animal collections resume following State intervention
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collection and carcase rendering has resumed.
16 December 2023 News
Huge pressure building amid tight ACRES deadlines
There are three big deadlines in close proximity covering ACRES Tranche 2 applications, ACRES NPIs and applications to the Organic Farming Scheme.
29 November 2023 Schemes