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National Reserve

The Department has clarified its decision to implement new payment eligibility for Young Farmer payments.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 12 February 2018
Macra recently met with the Department of Agriculture about the Reserve.
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
Suckler campaign support, fodder scheme clarity, broadband deal for members, BPS applications open.
By Contributor on 15 February 2018
The Department has announced the opening of both the Young Farmers Scheme and the National Reserve for 2018.
By William Conlon on 08 February 2018
National Reserve and Young Farmers Scheme open
The Young Farmers Scheme 2018 and National Reserve, worth a combined total of €27.5m, are now open for applications.
By Odile Evans on 07 February 2018
There were less than 100 successful applications to the national reserve in 2017.
By John Sleigh on 08 February 2018
Number of agricultural appeals for BDGP up over 100%
The Agricultural Appeals Office received a 7% increase in the number of appeals in 2017 on the year previous, with BDGP, GLAS and National Reserve appeals driving the increase.
By Amy Forde on 25 January 2018
In its latest scheme payment update, the Department of Agriculture has said that nearly all BPS payments have been made.
By Amy Forde on 28 December 2017
2017 was a mixed year for the Department in relation to payments. However, issues with GLAS are overshadowing a lot of the good work done.
By William Conlon on 28 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Fair Deal delays and illegal towing
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 21 December 2017.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 21 December 2017
More than 300 farmers who applied to the fund are not eligible, according to the Department.
By William Conlon on 21 December 2017
A large amount of applicants to the scheme have missed out on payments, according to the Department.
By William Conlon on 21 December 2017
Payments under the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) are to begin to issue in the coming days.
By Amy Forde on 14 December 2017
Payments to young farmers enrolled in the Young Farmer Scheme and the National Reserve have started to issue.
By Amy Forde on 09 December 2017
BPS balancing payments begin
The remainder of the Basic Payment Scheme is now being paid to farmers, while advance BPS and ANC payments continue.
By Thomas Hubert on 05 December 2017
According to MEP Mairead McGuinness, a new report highlights the need for older farmers to retire and that governments should retain support to help young farmers.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 20 November 2017
Farmers who were hoping to apply may be left disappointed after recent comments made by the Department.
By William Conlon on 16 November 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
Almost 6,150 joint herd numbers have been set up since 2015, the Irish Farmers Journal can reveal.
By Anthony Jordan on 07 August 2017
Tullow man Dylan Leybourne has established his own Cheviot ewe flock, focusing on the high-value replacement market.
By Darren Carty on 27 July 2017
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