The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced today that work on the roll-out of the new locally-led Hen Harrier scheme will begin immediately.
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The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., has today announced a cut in the amount of clawback applied to the sale of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements without land. In 2016 the sale of entitlements without land was subject to a clawback of 50% of the number of entitlements sold.
The terms and conditions explained
Borrowers must satisfy one of the following conditions by way of assigned self-declaration on the application form
The long awaited launch of GLAS 3 happened this week with the publication of the terms and conditions and the opening of the online system.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced the approval of the first building-restoration projects under the GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Scheme.
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All interested farm planners, I (NPWS CR Emmett Johnston) met with David Buckley of the Department of Ag. yesterday regarding the Proposed tranche 3 GLAS Plus scheme for Partridge in Inch and Burt, Co. Donegal.
The online system for applications under Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) is now open.
The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced that the deadline for completion of the GLAS actions “Protection of Watercourses from Bovines” and“Riparian Margins” is being extended from the 31st March 2016 to the31st July 2016
Low Input Permanent Pasture Objective:
To promote a grassland management system that through appropriate grazing levels and restriction on fertiliser and pesticide use results in a more diverse sward with an increase in flora and fauna.
For the second tranche of GLAS, a number of adjustments to the available actions are being made. Some, such as those to protect farmland birds and Natura land, will make it easier for farmers to adapt to the new regimes required, and will encourage even greater uptake of these measures.
The Department of Agriculture are to write out to farmers in the coming weeks to inform them if they have being approved for the GLAS tranche 1
IFA Rural Development Chairman Flor McCarthy has called on the Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to give a definite date for the re-opening of GLAS in the autumn to give farmers ample opportunity to join the scheme. This follows confirmation that 27,000 joined GLAS before the end of May closure. IFA is insisting that all of those farmers are accepted into the scheme.
Since the launch of GLAS and the visit of farmers to their Agri Advisor some farmers are realising for the first time that their lands are designated for the Hen Harrier.
It is expected that successful participants will receive a commencement date for GLAS 1 of 1st September 2015 and all dates for completion of actions as set out on page 7 are predicated on this date