Extension of TAMS II closing dates announced

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has announced extensions to the closing dates of tranches for online applications for the various TAMS II Schemes.

The closing date for the first tranche of the Animal Welfare, Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme under TAMS II is extended to November 30, 2015.

The closing date for the first tranche of the Organic Capital Investment Scheme under TAMS II is also extended to November 30 2015.

The closing date for the Low Emission Slurry Spreading Scheme under TAMS II remains at November 20, 2015

Minister Coveney also announced that second tranches of applications for the following schemes are now open.

The Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme: closing date of March 25, 2016

The Dairy Equipment Scheme: closing date of March 25, 2016.

The Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme: closing date of March 25, 2016

The Minister advised that all applications received in the first tranches for the Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme, the Dairy Equipment Scheme and the Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme are being examined in my Department and approvals will issue when the required checks are complete.

“I am delighted with the high level of interest in the broad range of investments available across the schemes and hope that the extended closing dates will enable many more farmers to submit applications.”