TAMS

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

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

TAMS: ‘Faster response to rising building costs needed’

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is “not responding quickly enough” to rising building costs, especially steel, the...

April 13, 2021

TAMS: New flexibilities and farm safety training details revealed

TAMS: New flexibilities and farm safety training details revealed

Further flexibilities for the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) have been confirmed by the Department of Agriculture in response to...

March 31, 2021

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers urged to replace older slats under TAMS funding

Farmers are being urged to replace older slats in cattle sheds with funding from the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS),...

March 25, 2021

Minister urged to issue TAMS approvals ‘without delay’

Minister urged to issue TAMS approvals ‘without delay’

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue is being called on to ensure that applicants for tranche 20...

March 12, 2021

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

Reference costs for on-farm investments need revision – ICMSA

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association (ICMSA) has proposed that the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) immediately...

March 4, 2021

Farm building projects during Covid: What’s the latest?

Farm building projects during Covid: What’s the latest?

Restrictions introduced at the turn of the year on the construction of agricultural building projects will continue – apart from...

February 3, 2021

New TAMS investment ceiling ‘should apply from January 2021’

New TAMS investment ceiling ‘should apply from January 2021’

The decision to continue the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) into 2021 “will be of no use” to the many...

January 21, 2021

Department confirms TAMS funding available for all of 2021

Department confirms TAMS funding available for all of 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) has confirmed that funding has been allocated for the Targeted Agricultural...

January 14, 2021

‘Clarity needed’ over level of funding in new TAMS tranche – ICMSA

‘Clarity needed’ over level of funding in new TAMS tranche – ICMSA

While the announcement that the first tranche of Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) for 2021 will commence on Saturday, January...

January 14, 2021

TAMS to continue after current tranche deadline this week

TAMS to continue after current tranche deadline this week

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has today (Wednesday, January 13) confirmed the continuation of the...

January 13, 2021

Young farmers ‘invest more than €186 million in their farms’

Young farmers ‘invest more than €186 million in their farms’

Young farmers have invested more than €186 million in their farms in real terms over the past five years, based...

December 3, 2020

2,210 payments made under TAMS young farmers’ scheme

2,210 payments made under TAMS young farmers’ scheme

2,210 payments under the Young Farmers’ Capital Investment Scheme of the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) II have been paid...

December 2, 2020

Investment ceilings proposed for 2021 TAMS applications

Investment ceilings proposed for 2021 TAMS applications

A new investment ceiling should be applied to the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) applications from January 1, 2021, according...

November 19, 2020