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The number of planning permissions for new farm buildings in 2017 fell on the year previous.
By Amy Forde on 22 March 2018
'Significant acceleration' in TAMS spending
Payments under the TAMS II scheme are now running at €1m per week and the scheme could cover storm damage repairs, according to Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed.
By Thomas Hubert on 10 March 2018
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: knackery inspections and horsemeat
In the news today, Friday 9 March: knackery inspections double, horsemeat and EID tagging for sheep.
By Amy Forde on 08 March 2018
Agricare now trading as Quaile Machinery, Discover Kubota event rescheduled, FTMTA welcome TAMS slurry payment extension and growth In European tractor market.
By Contributor on 08 March 2018
The Tillage Capital Investment Scheme has generated significant interest since its launch in March 2017. The Department has recently released figures showing the top 10 investments by farmers
By Stephen Robb on 22 February 2018
Some deposits on equipment are now allowed before formal approval has been issued through TAMS.
By William Conlon on 22 February 2018
This week's sheep management notes cover late pregnancy abortion, tail-docking lambs and the closing date of the current tranche of TAMS.
By Darren Carty on 22 February 2018
Sheds with a total of 13 bays were recently completed with the help of a TAMS grant, on the farm of Pierce Harte to house sheep, straw and grain. William Conlon writes
By William Conlon on 15 February 2018
An increase in concrete prices has been quoted by some quarries.
By William Conlon on 08 February 2018
With the current expansion being seen in the dairy industry it is vital that the calf accommodation on farm is up to scratch. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 08 February 2018
Balancing a full-time job with part-time suckler farming can be a difficult task. However, having the right facilities can make life much easier. William Conlon reports.
By William Conlon on 01 February 2018
GLAS still main cause of Department underspend
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has detailed the €80m in funds unused by his Department in 2017.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
New TAMS II items possible after current applicants are paid – Creed
Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said new investments may be considered for grants under the TAMS II scheme after the current round is complete.
By Thomas Hubert on 21 January 2018
The Department has revealed the most popular investments made by farmers through TAMS II.
By William Conlon on 18 January 2018
New figures show how how much farmers have been approved for under the popular scheme.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 12 January 2018
Irish Farmers Journal nightly news: Bord Bia exports and tractor registrations
Have you missed out on any of the top stories today? Catch up with the top five stories from today, 10 January 2018.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 10 January 2018
Top 10 most popular TAMS II items
Department of Agriculture figures show the top 10 most popular items in the TAMS II scheme.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 10 January 2018
While dairy farmers moving north of 200 cows is becoming commonplace the same cannot be said for their suckler counterparts, however one farmer is bucking that trend. William Conlon reports
By William Conlon on 11 January 2018
A well-designed sheep shed is labour efficient, provides a healthy environment for sheep and shepherd and makes the best use of space available. Edward Egan, Teagasc drystock adviser reports.
By Contributor on 04 January 2018
Most TAMS II developments require planning permission or an exemption from planning before an application can be made.
By Peter Varley on 22 December 2017
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