The following is an email that I received from the Nitrates section. This only applies to farmers that are using water from a well, stream, river or lake. Those farmers that are on the mains water system are already being recorded. It only applies to farmers with large numbers of livestock as you can see from the table below.
Articles in Category: Schemes
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today confirmed the continuation of the supports from his Department for the early removal of PI (persistently infected) calves under the national Bovine Viral Disease (BVD) Eradication Programme in 2019.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, today announced that advance payments under year 2 Sheep Welfare Scheme have commenced on time this week to all eligible farmers.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today announced details in relation to the Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme for 2019.
The Mater Private Hospital in Dublin, who have held a successful partnership with IFA for a number of years, have launched a new Vascular Health Programme which offers a rapid and direct access to vascular diagnostic tests.
The allocation for GLAS 2019 is €203m. This will also include some residual cases of farmers who are
still in AEOS. The Organics scheme was allocated €11m with additional €1.2m for the development of
the Organics sector.
If any farmer that applied under the LESS option on his GLAS plan the department of Agriculture are sending out forms to every farmer in GLAS that has opted for this option.
IFA Environment Chairman Thomas Cooney has called on Environment Minister Denis Naughten to announce additional recycling dates for farm waste tyres, following the unprecedented level of support for the service at the first bring centre in Cootehill, Co. Cavan last Saturday.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, T.D., today announced that payments worth over €185.6 million under the 2018 Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme and Areas of Specific Constraint (Islands) Scheme, have commenced issuing this week to almost 77,000 farmers.
The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced that he has allocated €4.25 million to a new Fodder Import Support measure. The Minister made the announcement having secured the agreement of the Minister for Finance & Public, Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe T.D.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced further details on the extension of mandatory electronic identification to all sheep, as announced on 02 May 2018.
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today announced that the deadline for submission of data for Farm Improvement Plans in Knowledge Transfer Groups will be extended by two weeks until 14 August, 2018. The 31 July deadline for holding meetings of KT Groups remains in place.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced that the payment of over €13.2 million to approximately 97,000 farmers has commenced.
Articles taken from the IFA website.
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to allow farmers who have the traditional hay meadow measure in GLAS to cut their meadows now rather than have to wait until July 1st.
The Department Agriculture, Food and the Marine has advised farmers to check their applications for Basic Payment and ensure that they have not included any ineligible land. Examples of ineligible features include buildings, roads, yards, scrub, rock and land burnt since 1st March. Farmers should also check that all parcel boundaries are aligned with the physical parcel boundary