Schemes payment update: BISS, eco, ANC, SCEP and tillage payments
Darren Carty
SCEP payments totalling €4.95m accounted for the highest level of payments this week.
5 March 2024 Schemes
Map: county breakdown of total farm scheme payments in 2023
Cork was the county that received the most amount of money in farm scheme payments last year.
29 February 2024 Schemes
ACRES delays having ‘knock-on effect’ on organic payments
The IFA has urged the Department to consider interim Organic Farming Scheme payments to help relieve the pressure posed by organic payment delays.
Schemes update: over €4m paid under schemes this week
Payments worth €2.59m took place under BISS and CRISS, €1.1m under the Eco Scheme and €0.72m under the Tillage Incentive Scheme.
23 February 2024 Schemes
Outbreaks of TB in cattle herds hit a 10-year high
While TB outbreaks and reactor numbers have increased, so too has the cost of the TB programme - it is now more expensive than ever.
21 February 2024 News
Almost 60,000t of organic feed required for next winter
The predicted demand includes 33,000t of concentrates, 20,000 of straights, 6,000t of protein feed along with 50,000 bales of fodder.
21 February 2024 News
Organic Farming Scheme participants surpass 5,000
There were 1,050 new applications accepted in to the scheme in the latest tranche, bringing the area farmed to 225,000ha.
7 February 2024 News
Organic farming - firm focus needed on feed quality
All farmers need to be conscious of feed quality but with over 2,000 sheep producers now farming organically, there is a growing spotlight on organic feed.
7 February 2024 Grass & feeding
Another 1,050 farmers accepted into Organic Farming Scheme
The total area under conversion or converted to organics stands at around 225,000ha.
7 February 2024 News
Scheme payments update: €3.4m paid under BISS and CRISS
Payments also took place in the Eco Scheme, ANC, TAMS, SIM and Protein Aid Scheme.
26 January 2024 Schemes
Up to 80% of organic beef and lamb to be exported in future
Bord Bia is expecting a fourfold increase in organic beef and a sixfold rise in organic lamb output by 2030.
24 January 2024 News
12 January deadline for organic feed survey
The second organic feed survey aims to quantify demand for organic feed and provide demand forecasts for growers and feed industry to encourage interaction between livestock and tillage producers
5 January 2024 Schemes