FBIS

FBIS-C Tier 2 Tranche 2 application deadline extended

FBIS-C Tier 2 Tranche 2 application deadline extended

The deadline for Tier 2 Tranche 2 Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital (FBIS-C) applications has been extend once more,...

April 19, 2022

£12m FBIS-C scheme to open to NI farmers on January 10

£12m FBIS-C scheme to open to NI farmers on January 10

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced that Tier 2 of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme – Capital (FBIS-C)...

December 10, 2021

900 expressions of interest received for NI’s FBIS Tier 2 Tranche 2

900 expressions of interest received for NI’s FBIS Tier 2 Tranche 2

Around 900 Northern Ireland farmers have formally expressed their interest in applying for the second tranche of the Tier 2...

August 25, 2021

£12 million earmarked for FBIS Tier 2 tranche 2

£12 million earmarked for FBIS Tier 2 tranche 2

A total of £12 million has been earmarked for the second tranche of Tier 2 the Farm Business Improvement Scheme...

July 20, 2021

FBIS Tier 2 to change to 2-step process for tranche 2

FBIS Tier 2 to change to 2-step process for tranche 2

The application process for Northern Ireland’s Tier 2 grant has been changed to a two-part process after planning issues hampered...

July 20, 2021

94% of successful applicants take up latest round of FBIS offers

94% of successful applicants take up latest round of FBIS offers

Farmers in Northern Ireland have accepted 94% of offers made by the department under the latest tranche of Tier 1...

June 23, 2021

3,800 apply for Northern Ireland’s FBIS Tier 1

3,800 apply for Northern Ireland’s FBIS Tier 1

Three times as many farmers have applied for the latest round of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme (FBIS) than there are...

December 9, 2020

Poots to call for bigger budget for NI’s Farm Business Investment Scheme

Poots to call for bigger budget for NI’s Farm Business Investment Scheme

Northern Ireland’s Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has said he will make the case to increase the budget for the Farm...

November 9, 2020

Tier 1: Letters of offer on the way to NI farmers

Tier 1: Letters of offer on the way to NI farmers

Waiting time could be up already for those in for Tier 1, as Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and...

March 16, 2018

Tier 2: One year on 120 are still waiting for an answer

Tier 2: One year on 120 are still waiting for an answer

Almost a year on from the extended closing date for applications, just 30 projects have been approved under the Tier...

February 21, 2018

Tier 2: Young farmer says ‘farcical’ scheme’s delay is hitting his milk cheque and bottom line

Tier 2: Young farmer says ‘farcical’ scheme’s delay is hitting his milk cheque and bottom line

A young dairy farmer from Co. Down who applied for the Tier 2 scheme says he has almost given up...

February 19, 2018

3,000 apply for Tranche 2 Tier 1

3,000 apply for Tranche 2 Tier 1

Almost 3,000 farmers have applied for the second tranche of Tier 1 of Northern Ireland’s Farm Business Improvement Scheme. Department...

February 14, 2018

Just 12 Tier 2 projects approved so far

Just 12 Tier 2 projects approved so far

Just 12 Tier 2 applications have been approved so far in Northern Ireland, figures unveiled by the Ulster Unionist Party...

December 19, 2017