GLAS

Cork TD urges €10,000 base payment in agri-environment pilot scheme

Cork TD urges €10,000 base payment in agri-environment pilot scheme

A Cork south west TD is calling on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) to retool its...

April 13, 2021

More than 6,000 farmers no longer participating in GLAS

More than 6,000 farmers no longer participating in GLAS

Over 6,000 are no longer participating in the Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) for 2021, Minister for Agriculture, Food and...

April 3, 2021

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme opens for 2021

GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme opens for 2021

The 2021 GLAS Traditional Farm Buildings Grant Scheme has just opened – and this year will involve an online application...

March 4, 2021

High uptake of extensions across GLAS, OFS and BDGP schemes

High uptake of extensions across GLAS, OFS and BDGP schemes

The “vast majority” of farmers in the Green Low Carbon Agri-environment Scheme (GLAS) and the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS) have...

January 5, 2021

Reminder: Deadline tomorrow to opt into GLAS and OFS extensions

Reminder: Deadline tomorrow to opt into GLAS and OFS extensions

Farmer participants in the Green, Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) and the Organic Farming Scheme (OFS) have until tomorrow to opt...

December 30, 2020

Farmers move to extend GLAS, BDGP and other farm scheme contracts

Farmers move to extend GLAS, BDGP and other farm scheme contracts

A strong response rate has been seen from farmers to an offer of extension in their contracts under the Green...

December 22, 2020

GLAS-Plus payments to issue this week ‘4 weeks ahead of schedule’

GLAS-Plus payments to issue this week ‘4 weeks ahead of schedule’

Payments to Green, Low-Carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme Plus (GLAS-Plus) participants have started this week, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie...

November 18, 2020

East Cork barn with linhay-type structure repaired

East Cork barn with linhay-type structure repaired

A barn in east Cork incorporating a linhay-type structure with an open front and lean-to roof, dating from the 1800s,...

November 15, 2020

Pilot scheme to be introduced for non-GLAS farmers next year

Pilot scheme to be introduced for non-GLAS farmers next year

A new agri-environment pilot scheme will be in place for farmers next year, and will be targeted at those not...

November 4, 2020

IFA calls for GLAS flexibility for expiring land leases

IFA calls for GLAS flexibility for expiring land leases

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has called for flexibility for farmers with land leases due to expire and who are...

October 30, 2020

1800s sheds repair sparks memories for farmer

1800s sheds repair sparks memories for farmer

The repair of sheds that date back to the 1800s and that were part of his mother’s home place have...

October 24, 2020

Budget 2021: INHFA welcomes rollover of GLAS

Budget 2021: INHFA welcomes rollover of GLAS

The Irish Natura and Hill Farmers’ Association (INHFA) has given a cautious endorsement of the budget proposals announced yesterday (Tuesday,...

October 14, 2020

€20 million in carbon tax funds set aside for agri-environment schemes

€20 million in carbon tax funds set aside for agri-environment schemes

A total of €20 million in revenue arising from carbon taxes is being allocated for “pilot environmental programmes in agriculture”...

October 13, 2020

Department urged to make ‘early decision’ on scheme extensions

Department urged to make ‘early decision’ on scheme extensions

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has been called on to make “an early decision” to allow for...

October 6, 2020

Catch crop deadline extension on a case-by-case basis

Catch crop deadline extension on a case-by-case basis

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has informed AgriLand that there was no extension to the catch...

September 28, 2020

Minister: Plans for GLAS extension ‘dependent on adoption of transitional rules’

Minister: Plans for GLAS extension ‘dependent on adoption of transitional rules’

Plans for an extension of the Green Low-Carbon Agri-environment Scheme (GLAS) are dependent on the adoption of transitional rules in...

September 25, 2020

CAP: ‘Some people have come out of GLAS and been left high and dry’

CAP: ‘Some people have come out of GLAS and been left high and dry’

“Some people have come out of GLAS [Green, Low-Carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme] and been left high and dry,” according to Fianna Fáil...

September 18, 2020

GLAS catch crop deadline approaching…extension possible

GLAS catch crop deadline approaching…extension possible

Farmers planting catch crops under the Green, Low-Carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) have until September 15 to get crops in the...

September 10, 2020