IFA Rural Development Chairman Michael Biggins said that while the proposed REPS-type scheme committed to in the Programme for Government (PfG) is important, it must not distract from the need to avoid any gaps in payments for farmers in the existing GLAS scheme. Currently, the only definite for farmers is that 36,000 GLAS contracts finish […]
IFA National Rural Development Chairman Michael Biggins has called on the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed to begin discussions on an extension to GLAS contracts for 36,000 farmers whose plans finish at the end of this year.
IFA National Rural Development Chairman Michael Biggins has said that over 200 farmers in 70 townlands will qualify fully for the 2020 ANC scheme following the results of the appeal of the ANC review which took place two years ago. Farmers are being informed this week on the outcome of their appeals.