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Priority approval announced for TAMS tranche two applications
Martin Merrick
The Minister of Agriculture announced that similar to tranche one, tranche two applicants can now apply for priority approval for urgent investments under TAMS.
21 February 2024 TAMS
TAMS processing speeds up with 59% of applications now approved
Since the new year, the Department has been working at clearing the backlog of TAMS applications, with real progress now being seen.
20 February 2024 Schemes
Priority approval announced for TAMS tranche two applications
The Minister of Agriculture announced that similar to tranche one, tranche two applicants can now apply for priority approval for urgent investments under TAMS.
Just 27 of women farmers scheme applications approved to date
Under TAMS III, there were 259 applications to the Women Farmers Capital Investment Scheme (WFCIS), with 27 of those approved to date.
7 February 2024 News
EU approves €1bn German state aid for pig industry
Cash to be given in two schemes to improve animal welfare standards.
30 January 2024 News
Cavan slaughterhouse suspended from operating
Inspectors from Cavan County Council and the Department of Agriculture found a number of non-compliances at the factory.
26 January 2024 News
When recommendations become obligations propped up by regulations
The reaction from the trenches illustrates the depth of farmer frustration with what they perceive as an overload of rules, regulations and bureaucracy.
24 January 2024 Dealer
Public's opinion on dairy production 'really matters' - Zoe Kavanagh
National Dairy Council CEO Zoe Kavanagh spoke at Dairygold's dairy conference on Friday in Fermoy, Co Cork.
19 January 2024 News
Better to cut carbon than cull livestock, says Brown
The second of six Ulster Farmers' Union winter roadshows took place in Limavady, Co Derry, last week.
17 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Status yellow ice warnings in place across all counties
Four northwestern counties are facing a second status yellow snow and ice warning in addition to the low temperature warning effective across all counties.
17 January 2024 News
21% of TAMS 3 applications receive approval letters
Of the 8,203 applications received, 1,761 of these have received approval as of 15 January 2024.
16 January 2024 Schemes
Food security tops agri-food agenda for Belgian EU council
Belgium took the reigns of the EU council on 1 January and has committed to ensuring food security takes centre stage in farming policy.
9 January 2024 News