08 10 2020
IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe has received assurances from the Department of Agriculture that the 70% advance on the Basic Payment Scheme will commence on Fri, October 16th next.
04 09 2020
At a meeting with the Department of Agriculture today, IFA called for the maximum payout of this year’s farm schemes given the difficulties arising from COVID-19 restrictions.
04 06 2020
Direct payments to farmers selected for an inspection by the Department of Agriculture will not encounter payment delays this year, according to IFA Deputy President Brian Rushe.
18 03 2020
IFA President Tim Cullinan said the offer by the EU Commission to allow member states to extend the application deadline for Basic Payment Scheme by one month cannot result in any delay in payments.
06 03 2020
IFA Farm Forestry Chairman Vincent Nally has welcomed changes that no longer require a farmer to retain 10% of their eligible hectares in an agricultural activity to for the purposes of retaining eligibility for BPS.