Important deadlines for preliminary and AMS notifications
Darren Carty
AMS notifications for a small minority of farmers must be responded to by Thursday 20 June, while the deadline for responding to preliminary check notifications is Friday 21 June 2024.
12 June 2024 Schemes
€15m in BISS funding crossing county lines under convergence
The move from 60% to 85% convergence will see 15 counties experience a combined cut of €15m, with this funding transferring to nine counties, mainly located along the western seaboard.
5 June 2024 News
Opportunity to correct BISS applications without penalty
Preliminary checks and AMS notifications will allow farmers the opportunity to rectify issues with their BISS and other area-based scheme applications without penalty.
Deadline of 31 May for BISS amendments
Late amendments can be submitted up to 10 June but these are subject to a 1% penalty per working day.
29 May 2024 Schemes
Over 124,000 apply for BISS
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
17 May 2024 News
Weekend weather: highs of 22°C forecast on Sunday
Current indications suggest that there will be further showers or longer spells of rain out to midweek.
17 May 2024 News
Home Farm: BISS, oilseed rape, crop emergence, beef drops.
The rapid increase in grain prices internationally over the last week or so, has lifted the expectations for this year's harvest, but there is a long way to go yet.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Farmer Writes: breeding season in full swing in Laois
The two paddocks the calves were on are closed for bales, as we have found before that the cows don’t like grazing them after the calves.
15 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Surge in BISS applications
In the region of 20,000 applications were submitted in recent days with advisers putting in a huge effort in to get all applications over the line.
15 May 2024 Schemes
Silage quality and late BISS applications
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality and BISS application amendments.
15 May 2024 Management
Farm Tech Talk: beef price slide, BISS deadline and nitrates in Europe
An update on beef prices, key farm scheme payment deadlines and nitrates across Europe all feature on this week's episode.
10 May 2024 News
Mad dash to complete BISS applications
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 News