BEAM

BEAM repayments – farmers in financial difficulty urged to contact DAFM

BEAM repayments – farmers in financial difficulty urged to contact DAFM

Farmers required to make Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) repayments, who are experiencing financial difficulty, are being urged to contact the...

April 28, 2022

ICSA: BEAM scheme design was ‘spectacular mess’

ICSA: BEAM scheme design was ‘spectacular mess’

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) has said that lessons will have to be learned from the “spectacular...

February 22, 2022

BEAM: Less than 5% of unsuccessful participants spared full clawback

BEAM: Less than 5% of unsuccessful participants spared full clawback

Less than 5% of farmers in the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme who failed to meet their 5% reduction...

February 21, 2022

‘Heavy-handed approach’ to BEAM participants cannot be repeated – IFA

‘Heavy-handed approach’ to BEAM participants cannot be repeated – IFA

As final nitrates figures for the second reference period of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme become available in...

February 9, 2022

ICSA calls for BEAM review as thousands of farmers face penalties

ICSA calls for BEAM review as thousands of farmers face penalties

According to the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA), 8,300 farmers availing of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM)...

December 17, 2021

BEAM: ‘Letter of apology must be accompanied with cheque’

BEAM: ‘Letter of apology must be accompanied with cheque’

Letters of apology issued to farmers who had Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) penalties applied as deductions to their Areas...

September 17, 2021

BEAM ‘clawback’ concerns raised in Dáil

BEAM ‘clawback’ concerns raised in Dáil

“Money is never given without some conditionality attached,” according to Minister Martin Heydon, and the terms and conditions of the...

September 16, 2021

Minister instructs officials to apologise over ANC deductions

Minister instructs officials to apologise over ANC deductions

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has instructed his officials to apologise to farmers who saw...

September 15, 2021

BEAM: Concern for penalised farmers over ANC payments

BEAM: Concern for penalised farmers over ANC payments

There are concerns that farmers who face penalties under the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme may see those penalties...

September 14, 2021

Solicitor: ‘Flawed BEAM could be open to judicial review’

Solicitor: ‘Flawed BEAM could be open to judicial review’

A solicitor and farmer based in Co. Cork believes that the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme could be open...

September 8, 2021

Minister called on to avoid €8m BEAM clawback

Minister called on to avoid €8m BEAM clawback

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has been called on to intervene to avoid a clawback under...

August 30, 2021

BEAM: 3,600 farmers miss reduction period and face penalty

BEAM: 3,600 farmers miss reduction period and face penalty

Over 3,600 farmers missed the deadline under the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) scheme and now face a penalty, the...

August 19, 2021

Farmer wins appeal in BEAM reference period cattle case

Farmer wins appeal in BEAM reference period cattle case

A farmer successfully appealed a decision by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in relation to the exclusion...

July 8, 2021

54% of BEAM applicants meet criteria for June deadline

54% of BEAM applicants meet criteria for June deadline

A total of 18,700 farmers availing of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) are estimated to have met the 5%...

July 5, 2021

BEAM farmers return to trade as reduction period ends today

BEAM farmers return to trade as reduction period ends today

Cattle buyers who had their hands tied as a result of the Beef Exceptional Aid Measure (BEAM) can resume activity...

June 30, 2021

BEAM change of dates option closes today

BEAM change of dates option closes today

Today (Monday, June 21) is the final day for the option for farmers to choose the different reduction period under...

June 21, 2021

BEAM: Closing date for reference period option on Monday

BEAM: Closing date for reference period option on Monday

Farmers are being reminded that the closing date by which they can opt to change their reduction period under the...

June 18, 2021

BEAM: ‘Associated herd’ farmers left in ‘impossible situation’

BEAM: ‘Associated herd’ farmers left in ‘impossible situation’

Farmers who were told that any associated herd numbers they had during the reference period for the Beef Exceptional Aid...

June 14, 2021