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Mad dash to complete BISS applications
Darren Carty
There were 83,096 BISS applications submitted as of 6 May leaving in excess of 45,000 applications to be submitted in the final 10 day window. Darren Carty and Rachel Donovan report.
8 May 2024 Schemes
Big push to get 45,000 BISS applications submitted
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
Almost 50% of BISS applications to be submitted
There were 61,287 applications submitted as of 28 April, with the closing date of 15 May fast-approaching.
Build fodder cushion for next winter now – Teagasc
Advisory supports will also focus on facilitating fodder supply agreements between tillage and livestock farmers.
1 May 2024 News
Calls for a ban on imports of whitethorn as fireblight disease spreads
Whitethorn whips have ha to be imported from the UK as part of farmers’ obligations under ACRES to plant hedges when Irish-grown plants ran out, Rachel Donovan writes.
20 March 2024 News
No payment limit in new €60m Farming for Water EIP
However, no measures will be funded which are already required under the Good Agricultural Practices regulations.
Farmer Writes: be careful what you wish for
Tommy Moyles tempted fate with a throw away comment to his vet recently.
6 March 2024 Farmer Writes
'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
News Podcast: advisers' strike, Irish beef back in China and derogation
We discuss why farm advisers are downing tools, how Irish beef has been granted access in China again, derogation, farm safety inspections and milk prices.
22 January 2024 News
Better engagement with advisers on scheme deadlines needed - Sinn Féin
Agricultural advisers have faced mounting workloads and a series of challenging deadlines in recent months, Claire Kerrane has said.
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
Advisers urged to down tools over KT chaos
Participating farmers in this year's programme must attend eight KT meetings per year, and are required to complete a two-hour one-on-one meeting with their adviser which must be booked in advance.
17 January 2024 News