Protein Aid Scheme

Basic Payment Scheme application deadline next week

Basic Payment Scheme application deadline next week

Farmers are being urged to ensure that their Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) applications have been sent by next week’s closing...

May 13, 2022

Tillage: Now is the last chance to plant spring cereal crops

Tillage: Now is the last chance to plant spring cereal crops

Farmers wishing to plant spring cereal crops this year have a week, or thereabouts, to get the job completed. Otherwise,...

April 22, 2022

Crop report outlines eligibility for new Tillage Incentive Scheme

Crop report outlines eligibility for new Tillage Incentive Scheme

The latest crop report from Teagasc has outlined the details and criteria for the new €10 million Tillage Incentive Scheme....

March 28, 2022

The new CAP will deliver for tillage farmers – McConalogue

The new CAP will deliver for tillage farmers – McConalogue

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is making it clear that the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)...

January 31, 2022

Protein Aid payments to issue to farmers in coming days

Protein Aid payments to issue to farmers in coming days

Payments under the Protein Aid Scheme 2021 have begun, with €3 million set to be paid to tillage farmers, Minister...

December 9, 2021

CAFRE update on protein crops

CAFRE update on protein crops

The recently announced Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) Protein Crop Scheme, and the financial support it offers,...

March 23, 2021

Monitoring of farms in Protein Aid Scheme ‘grossly intrusive’ – ICMSA

Monitoring of farms in Protein Aid Scheme ‘grossly intrusive’ – ICMSA

The president of Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has described the level of monitoring that will be employed this...

January 28, 2021

Controls for Protein Aid Scheme to reduce on-farm inspections

Controls for Protein Aid Scheme to reduce on-farm inspections

Controls for this year’s Protein Aid Scheme will, for the first time, be undertaken remotely through the use of the...

January 28, 2021

€3 million in payments begin issuing under Protein Aid Scheme

€3 million in payments begin issuing under Protein Aid Scheme

€3 million in payments have commenced under the 2020 Protein Aid Scheme, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie...

December 10, 2020

Protein payment set to decline…assuming budget remains at €3 million

Protein payment set to decline…assuming budget remains at €3 million

Assuming that the Protein Aid Scheme budget stays the same as it was in 2019 (€3 million), those growing protein...

June 18, 2020

Protein payment set to be nice for those who planted

Protein payment set to be nice for those who planted

Farmers who planted protein crops this season look set to get a hefty payment. €3 million has been allocated to...

September 21, 2018

Tillage boost: Protein Aid Scheme set to continue

Tillage boost: Protein Aid Scheme set to continue

The Protein Aid Scheme – which was worth almost €3 million to tillage farmers in 2017 – is set to...

January 31, 2018

Payments under the €3 million Protein Aid Scheme commence

Payments under the €3 million Protein Aid Scheme commence

Payments under the €3 million Protein Aid Scheme have commenced, according to the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine....

December 21, 2017

€3m Protein Aid Scheme payments to commence from today

€3m Protein Aid Scheme payments to commence from today

Payments have commenced today under the Protein Aid Scheme, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, has announced....

December 7, 2016

Low cereal prices drive Europe’s protein crop area to expand by 38%

Low cereal prices drive Europe’s protein crop area to expand by 38%

Europe’s protein crop area expanded by 38% in comparison with 2014/2015, figures from the European Commission’s Short-Term Outlook shows. It...

March 18, 2016

€280/ha Protein Aid Scheme payments issue

€280/ha Protein Aid Scheme payments issue

Payments under the Protein Aid Scheme have started to issue to farmers this week. The Scheme was introduced as a...

December 21, 2015