Northern Ireland
Over 10,000 single application forms still to be submitted
Peter McCann
A department spokesperson said “no general problems” with single applications have been reported so far this year.
4 May 2022 Schemes
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.
27 April 2022 Schemes
Up to 80% of entitlements already traded
While agents expect the coming week to be busy most report they are in a good position with 70% to 80% of their normal level of trading completed.
Department’s CAP calculator can shed light on trading of entitlements
The online calculator will detail how the value of entitlements will change over the period 2023 to 2027 and help influence decisions on purchasing or leasing. entitlements.
27 April 2022 Schemes
English farmers to be paid to retire
Farmers in England will be incentivised to sell, gift or let their land through a new scheme that could provide them with a lump sum of up to £100,000.
19 April 2022 News
Decisions made on future NI farm support
Following on from a public consultation, a number of key agricultural policy decisions have now been made.
30 March 2022 News
Minister announces new farm support policy for Northern Ireland
Minister for agriculture in Northern Ireland Edwin Poots has announced details around the future of farm support payments.
24 March 2022 News
Big changes on the horizon affecting trading of entitlements
Changes in 2023 include an amnesty on the clawback of entitlements sold without land, the introduction of an active farmer rule for payment of entitlements and tighter restrictions around leasing.
23 March 2022 Schemes
IFA officers weigh in on organics, entitlements and dropping production
Some IFA officers have said that elements of the CAP strategic plan need “tweaking” before schemes are implemented on farms.
18 March 2022 News
Changes coming on entitlement rules
There will also be changes for long-term leases which include entitlements as well as land.
17 March 2022
CAP: your questions answered
Noel Bardon and Tommy Moyles report from CAP meetings in Mullingar and Rosscarbery, where farmer questions on the next CAP were answered by Department officials.
15 March 2022 News
Legal Matters: tax and subsidy issues with solar farms
A reader has been in touch with agri solicitor Aisling Meehan regarding the development of solar farm on their land. They worry it might have tax implications for the future generations.
15 March 2022 Features