TAMS

TAMS II payments issued at a rate of over €1 million/week this month

TAMS II payments issued at a rate of over €1 million/week this month

Payments were issued to farmers under TAMS II (the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme II) at an average rate of over €1...

August 30, 2017

Farmers’ group calls for €100 million for TAMS next year

Farmers’ group calls for €100 million for TAMS next year

The IFA has called on the government to set aside €100 million to cover the cost of the farm improvement...

August 18, 2017

Split payments system ‘the way to go with TAMS’

Split payments system ‘the way to go with TAMS’

The Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association (ICMSA) has proposed a system of split payments for investments made under Targeted Agricultural...

July 21, 2017

Macra hails grass measuring addition to TAMS

Macra hails grass measuring addition to TAMS

Precision grass measuring equipment is now eligible for grant aid through the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS), Macra na Feirme has...

July 6, 2017

Monaghan farmer: ‘Robotic milking is more relaxed’

Monaghan farmer: ‘Robotic milking is more relaxed’

A Monaghan dairy farmer is reaping the rewards from his decision to install a milking robot on his dairy farm...

May 3, 2017

Welcome changes made to TAMS tillage specs

Welcome changes made to TAMS tillage specs

Modifications have been made to the specifications of the TAMS II tillage scheme with various sections updated. These amendments will...

April 28, 2017

‘Further clarity is needed on TAMS tillage equipment specs’

‘Further clarity is needed on TAMS tillage equipment specs’

Agricultural machinery suppliers have expressed varying levels of uncertainty regarding the specifications required in order to be eligible for TAMS tillage...

April 18, 2017

Latest Tranche of TAMS II scheme to close this week

Latest Tranche of TAMS II scheme to close this week

The latest tranche of the TAMS II scheme is set to close on Friday, April 7, the Department of Agriculture,...

April 3, 2017

Should grazing infrastructure investments be included under TAMS?

Should grazing infrastructure investments be included under TAMS?

Calls have been made to have investments in grazing infrastructure included under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes or TAMS II...

March 11, 2017

‘TAMS fund falls short of replacing tillage farmers’ lost income from 2016′

‘TAMS fund falls short of replacing tillage farmers’ lost income from 2016′

The tillage TAMS II fund falls short of what is needed to replace the lost income tillage farmers suffered last...

March 9, 2017

‘The tillage sector needs some support or it may well disappear’

‘The tillage sector needs some support or it may well disappear’

The tillage sector needs some support or it may well disappear, according to IFA Grain Committee Chairman Liam Dunne. Dunne...

February 16, 2017

Tranche 6 of TAMS II scheme opens for applications

Tranche 6 of TAMS II scheme opens for applications

Farmers can now submit applications with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine for Tranche 6 of the Targeted...

January 14, 2017

5 schemes every farmer needs to know about in 2017

5 schemes every farmer needs to know about in 2017

The Department of Agriculture is set to roll out a number of key schemes for farmers in 2017. A number...

January 1, 2017

Budget allocations to key farming schemes to increase by 21% in 2017

Budget allocations to key farming schemes to increase by 21% in 2017

The funding allocation directed towards a number of farming schemes will increase by 21% in 2017, the Minister for Agriculture,...

December 21, 2016

Tillage farmers will have to wait until 2017 for TAMS scheme

Tillage farmers will have to wait until 2017 for TAMS scheme

Tillage farmers will have to wait until next year to apply for the TAMS scheme, according to the Minister for...

December 1, 2016

Industry seeks €300,000 TAMS II funding for pig farmers

Industry seeks €300,000 TAMS II funding for pig farmers

Meat Industry Ireland, the organisation representing pigmeat processors, has called for the TAMS II ceiling to be raised to €300,000...

November 11, 2016

Almost 50% of TAMS II approvals have issued to farmers

Almost 50% of TAMS II approvals have issued to farmers

Some 45% of TAMS II approvals have issued to farmers, the Department of Agriculture has confirmed to Agriland. To date,...

August 17, 2016

Full TAMS approvals have issued to almost 40% of farmers

Full TAMS approvals have issued to almost 40% of farmers

Some 2,829 full approvals have issued under TAMS II to date, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael...

July 23, 2016