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Focus must remain on 2022 BPS online applications
Darren Carty
The message from the Department’s BPS clinics is to prioritise getting this year’s application submitted before the May 16 deadline to secure the 2022 payment.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
In full: NI Assembly election agri questions
Here are the full responses from political parties in Northern Ireland to our agri election questions.
24 April 2022 News
Department confirms ANC stocking changes
The ANC stocking density requirement will be calculated on the maximum eligible area (MEA) submitted in 2022 rather than on the claimed area.
Watch or listen: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Flat pricing for beef, ANC stocking rates and farm safety all feature on this week's Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show.
22 April 2022 News
Plan early to meet ANC stocking rates
There is a lot of talk about farmers reducing stocking rates or purchasing the minimum numbers required in light of escalating fertiliser and concentrate costs.
20 April 2022 Schemes
Active farmer checks and stocking rate changes for eco schemes and ANC
Stocking rate checks to determine if a producer is deemed an active farmer will begin in 2022 and those at risk of failing the ‘active farmer check’ based on current farming activity will be contacted
2 March 2022 Schemes
BEAM scheme ‘fiasco’ cannot be repeated – IFA
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue must fully utilise the flexibilities given to him by the European Commission last year in relation to the BEAM scheme, says the IFA.
9 February 2022 News
Beef Management: reviewing 2021 and planning for 2022
This week Adam Woods takes a look at looking back over 2021 and what to change for 2022 and some tips on using the scour vaccine in suckler cows.
29 December 2021 Management
Beef Management: cashflow, fodder budgets and injections
This week we look at creating a cashflow budget for 2022, doing a fodder budget and keeping an eye on injection sites.
15 December 2021 Management
€42m in beef payments top another positive week’s performance
BEEP-S and Dairy-Beef Programme payments topped the bill but there was also balancing payments under the ANC and GLAS Plus payments among other schemes.
8 December 2021 Schemes
ANC rebalancing payments begin to issue
A total of €239m has been paid to date to 95,000 farmers under the 2021 ANC scheme.
6 December 2021 News
Payments begin across five farm schemes
Balancing payments under the Basic Payment Scheme along with payments for the Young Farmer Scheme and National Reserve have commenced bringing the total payment to €1.12bn.
1 December 2021 Schemes