The BPS replaced the Single Payment System (SPS) in 2015.
All farmers eligible under the Basic Payment Scheme receive a Greening Payment.
Additional payments for new & young farmers
A coupled payment is available for growing protein crops.
The Green Low-Carbon Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS) offers payments for applicants who carry out actions to enhance the rural environment.
The ‘Areas of Natural Constraint’ (ANC) Scheme provides a payment for eligible land in disadvantaged areas.
The €25m Sheep Welfare Scheme provides a €10 per ewe payment to sheep farmers for welfare measures.
The Beef Data and Genomics Programme provides financial support to suckler beef farmers.
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