ANC refresher – the important aspects for 2024
Darren Carty
A number of changes were introduced in 2023, including revised livestock unit values, a 28-week retention period and a required minimum level of agricultural activity.
28 February 2024 News
Over 23,500 farmers to receive €114m in interim ACRES payments
The Department will begin issuing interim ACRES payments this week, with thousands of farmers waiting months for payment.
16 February 2024 Schemes
ACRES funds must be delivered by end of month - Collins
Cork TD Michael Collins said that the delays in issuing farm payments are having a severe financial strain on farmers.
Minister must communicate what is happening in ACRES - Kerrane
Farmers have held up their side of the agreement, have delivered their actions under ACRES and they should be paid for their work, Sinn Féin's Claire Kerrane said.
13 February 2024 Schemes
Interim payment to be made to ACRES farmers
Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue said that “every effort” continues to be made to ensure all ACRES payments can be issued as quickly as possible.
9 February 2024 Schemes
Over 9,000 farmers apply for 4,000 ACRES places as payments begin
The bulk of tranche two applications have been submitted under the ACRES general stream, with 30% of applicants applying under the ACRES co-operation stream.
15 December 2023 Schemes
Balancing payments under Fodder Support Scheme issued
The Minister encouraged any farmers in the 2023 scheme with outstanding requests for documentation from his Department to respond promptly to ensure no further delay to their balancing payments.
14 December 2023 Schemes
McDonald implores Government to deliver ACRES payments before Christmas
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said that bills are mounting up and farmers have been left high and dry as we approach Christmas.
12 December 2023 News
2023 organic scheme money to hit farmers' bank accounts
Farmers will receive the first 85% of their Organic Farming Scheme payment this week.
7 December 2023 News
Organic scheme payments issue
Farmers will receive the first 85% of their Organic Farming Scheme payment this week.
6 December 2023 News
€264m in BISS and CRISS balancing payments on way to farmers
The remainder of eligible farmers' BISS and CRISS funds were sent on their way to banks accounts on Monday.
4 December 2023 News
Sinn Féin demands action on delayed payments to 29,000 farmers
These payments provide crucial financial support to farmers, and many simply cannot be left waiting to receive them, Claire Kerrane said.
23 November 2023 Schemes