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BPS

The money is a 70% advance on the 2017 Basic Payment Scheme.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 17 November 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: fodder relief, beef prices and BPS
In the news today, 16 November 2017: a fodder relief scheme is in the works, beef prices are up and thousands of farmers are waiting for BPS payments.
By Thomas Hubert on 15 November 2017
The critical cash payment is badly needed on many farms.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 16 November 2017
Forestry companies open new offices in Drumshanbo and Crossmolina as activities to cater for planting, harvesting and related operations .
By Donal Magner on 16 November 2017
Over 70% of those offered the government's Basic Payment Scheme loan have opted in.
By Odile Evans on 09 November 2017
Advance BPS payments and knowledge transfer payments have already begun to filter into farmers' accounts.
By William Conlon on 02 November 2017
The Scottish government has paid out over £300m in BPS loans, ahead its schedule to distribute the money in November.
By Odile Evans on 02 November 2017
There are still 11,000 farmers waiting for their advance payment due to inspections and other issues.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 02 November 2017
A total of £254 million worth of Basic Payment Scheme monies has been distributed to farmers and crofters.
By John Sleigh on 26 October 2017
Farmers who would like to receive their loan by November but have yet to apply are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.
By Odile Evans on 19 October 2017
BPS money is currently being rolled out to farmers right across the country and this is having a positive effect on prices.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 October 2017
In recent days, the mart trade has lifted slightly due to improved demand on the back of BPS payments being received by farmers.
By Nathan Tuffy on 19 October 2017
€700m of BPS payments hitting farmers' accounts
The Department of Agriculture has announced the start of the 70% advance of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
By Thomas Hubert on 19 October 2017
Scottish Editor John Sleigh takes a look at the weeks issues for farmers.
By John Sleigh on 12 October 2017
It is of critical importance that the Department of Agriculture delivers all payments on time, without any hold-ups.
By Contributor on 12 October 2017
For many farmers, the largest payment of the year will be issued from the end of next week and into the following week when the BPS payments roll out.
By Patrick Donohoe on 05 October 2017
There are just two weeks left for farmers who want to take up the BPS loan offer, in order to receive payment in November.
By Odile Evans on 05 October 2017
UK farmers get sterling payment boost
The exchange rate to be used for this year's CAP payments will again generate a bonus for farmers in Northern Ireland and Britain.
By Thomas Hubert on 29 September 2017
Farmers Journal Scotland talks to farmers in Ayr to see if they will take up the BPS loans being offered by the government.
By John Sleigh on 28 September 2017
Premiums of between €440/ha and €635/ha are available, depending on species, writes Donal Magner.
By Donal Magner on 30 September 2017
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