TAMS

TAMS: Outdated costings are making scheme ‘irrelevant’

TAMS: Outdated costings are making scheme ‘irrelevant’

The Targeted Agriculture Modernisation Schemes (TAMS) II is at risk of becoming “irrelevant” due to project costings being out-of-date, a...

December 8, 2021

TAMS: ‘Unacceptable’ that new costings won’t be applied in January

TAMS: ‘Unacceptable’ that new costings won’t be applied in January

The fact that revised costings under the Targeted Agricultural Moderisation Scheme (TAMS) won’t be available to farmers in the next...

December 3, 2021

Time running out to get TAMS application in for current tranche

Time running out to get TAMS application in for current tranche

Time is running out to get an application in for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS...

October 30, 2021

Min-till tops the TAMS tillage equipment wish list

Min-till tops the TAMS tillage equipment wish list

According to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, min-till equipment is the most popular investment option made by...

October 27, 2021

TAMS: Approval granted to all applicants in Tranche 22

TAMS: Approval granted to all applicants in Tranche 22

Approval has commenced for all qualified applications received under Tranche 22 of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS), it has...

September 8, 2021

New women in ag group calls for ‘culture change’ in Irish farming

New women in ag group calls for ‘culture change’ in Irish farming

Irish agriculture needs a “culture change”, according to a new umbrella group for women in farming. It comes amid shock...

September 1, 2021

Just 4% of TAMS payments made to female farmers

Just 4% of TAMS payments made to female farmers

Less than 4% of TAMS (Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme) payments went to female farmers. Out of 20,612 payments since 2016,...

September 1, 2021

CAP: Potential for young farmer TAMS grant to buy land

CAP: Potential for young farmer TAMS grant to buy land

The possibility of a financial support package for young farmers in the next Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) to assist in...

August 11, 2021

CAP: Exclusion of new dairy equipment scheme an ‘insult to sector’

CAP: Exclusion of new dairy equipment scheme an ‘insult to sector’

The exclusion of a dairy equipment scheme from the replacement for the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) under the draft...

August 10, 2021

Meal bin mix-up: Farmer appeal over TAMS payment issue upheld

Meal bin mix-up: Farmer appeal over TAMS payment issue upheld

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

August 9, 2021

TAMS boost: Farmers can now ‘secure 40% grant on all solar PV costs’

TAMS boost: Farmers can now ‘secure 40% grant on all solar PV costs’

A 20% increase in the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) reference costs for solar PV investment on farms means that...

July 29, 2021

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

Review of TAMS ‘must include all tranche 22 applicants’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is being called on to ensure that applicants to tranche 22 of...

July 28, 2021

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

TAMS II: Changes for dairy investments in latest tranche

A change is occurring for the current tranche of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS II) that will particularly affect...

July 27, 2021

Soaring construction costs ‘wiping out’ farmer TAMS grants

Soaring construction costs ‘wiping out’ farmer TAMS grants

A massive rise in construction costs is “wiping out” farmer grants under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS), according to...

June 28, 2021

TAMS: Outcome of reference costings ‘needed urgently’

TAMS: Outcome of reference costings ‘needed urgently’

The outcome of the review of reference costings for the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) is “urgently needed”, according to...

June 28, 2021

TAMS: 100% of tranche 21 applicants approved

TAMS: 100% of tranche 21 applicants approved

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue has today (Friday, June 23) announced that approval has commenced for...

June 25, 2021

Mooted proposals to remove dairying from TAMS slammed

Mooted proposals to remove dairying from TAMS slammed

“Deep concerns” have been raised that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine “has not included dairy related investments...

June 1, 2021

Tranche 21 of TAMS to close for applications tomorrow

Tranche 21 of TAMS to close for applications tomorrow

Tomorrow (Friday, April 16) is the closing date for applications for funding under tranche 21 of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation...

April 15, 2021