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Northern Ireland
NI farm payments to be issued from 1 September
David Wright
Farmers in NI are to get full payments six weeks earlier this year, Minister Poots has confirmed.
16 May 2022 News
Reminder: final day for BPS applications
Farmers need to prioritise getting their BPS application submitted before the deadline, with opportunities to amend applications thereafter.
11 May 2022 Schemes
109,921 BPS applications submitted
There were 23,717 applications submitted in the last week reflecting the spike in activity as the deadline of midnight on 16 May approaches.
BPS closing, dosing bought in cattle and grass management tips for the week ahead
Check out what's inside this week's Beef Management notes for advice and tips for drystock farms
11 May 2022 Management
16 May BPS deadline approaching fast
Farmers need to prioritise getting their BPS application submitted before the closing date with opportunities to amend applications thereafter.
11 May 2022 Schemes
Watch: Farm Tech Talk - The Livestock Show
Grass growth is flying right across the country as a mix of rain and warmth push growth rates right up - listen to the experts.
6 May 2022 News
Less than a month left to sow wild bird cover
Ground conditions in more marginal areas, which in many years are trickier to navigate, are ideal this year.
6 May 2022 Schemes
Over 10,000 single application forms still to be submitted
A department spokesperson said “no general problems” with single applications have been reported so far this year.
Focus must remain on 2022 BPS online applications
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.
4 May 2022 Schemes
83,204 BPS applications submitted
The number of applications submitted to-date is in line with previous years with activity ramping up in the final two weeks before the 16 May deadline.
4 May 2022 Schemes
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Weekly round-up of news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Farmers no longer feel valued, MPs told
A frank assessment of mental health within UK agriculture was presented by Jude McCann, who heads up the Farming Community Network.
27 April 2022 Northern Ireland