BPS

70% BPS advance payments to commence next Monday

70% BPS advance payments to commence next Monday

Deputy president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Brian Rushe said he has received assurances from the Department of Agriculture...

October 11, 2021

Department called on to ensure maximum scheme payouts

Department called on to ensure maximum scheme payouts

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to ensure that farmers receive maximum payouts for...

September 20, 2021

Department urged to take higher payments advance option

Department urged to take higher payments advance option

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being urged to take the option of paying out higher advances...

August 5, 2021

Schemes: How many farmers applied for BPS and YFS?

Schemes: How many farmers applied for BPS and YFS?

The application period for three schemes closed at midnight on Monday of this week (May 17), namely the Basic Payments...

May 19, 2021

BPS application window to close today

BPS application window to close today

The window to apply for applications to the Basic Payments Scheme (BPS) – as well as other schemes – will...

May 17, 2021

Time running out: Deadline looms for BPS applications

Time running out: Deadline looms for BPS applications

Time is rapidly running out for farmers who have yet to get their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications in ahead...

May 14, 2021

BPS entitlements: Impact of 85% convergence laid bare in DAFM modelling

BPS entitlements: Impact of 85% convergence laid bare in DAFM modelling

The impact of an 85% convergence in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) could have a serious impression on the...

May 6, 2021

Prospects for dairy sector fair

Prospects for dairy sector fair

Irish dairy prices should remain reasonably strong throughout the first six months of 2021, according to Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’...

February 23, 2021

2021 BPS opens for applications

2021 BPS opens for applications

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has confirmed that the application process for the 2021 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)...

February 18, 2021

Balancing payments under BPS and Greening commence today

Balancing payments under BPS and Greening commence today

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has confirmed that the balancing payments under the 2020 Basic Payment...

December 1, 2020

Department webinar to offer advice on Young Farmers’ Scheme

Department webinar to offer advice on Young Farmers’ Scheme

A repeat webinar, organised by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, on useful pointers for meeting the requirements...

October 21, 2020

70% BPS advance ‘welcome and urgently needed’ – TD

70% BPS advance ‘welcome and urgently needed’ – TD

The commitment by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to pay a 70% advance of the Basic Payment...

October 9, 2020

‘Assurances given’ that 70% BPS advance will commence next week

‘Assurances given’ that 70% BPS advance will commence next week

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has “given assurances” that the 70% advance on the Basic Payment Scheme...

October 8, 2020

Call for ‘prompt’ BPS/Greening payments for farmers

Call for ‘prompt’ BPS/Greening payments for farmers

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has stressed the need for the maximum number of recipients to receive their BPS...

October 8, 2020

Farmers reminded to check for department contact on ANC and BPS

Farmers reminded to check for department contact on ANC and BPS

Farmers are being reminded to keep an eye out for any contact from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the...

September 4, 2020

BISS to replace BPS scheme under new CAP

BISS to replace BPS scheme under new CAP

The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will be replaced with a new direct payment scheme under the new Common Agricultural Policy...

July 21, 2020

Capping of direct payments at €100,000 to be ‘voluntary’ for member states

Capping of direct payments at €100,000 to be ‘voluntary’ for member states

As part of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the capping of direct payments for “large farmers” may be introduced...

July 21, 2020

Department reminds farmers to respond to BPS queries

Department reminds farmers to respond to BPS queries

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is reminding farmers to respond to queries on their Basic Payment Scheme...

July 10, 2020