14 03 2017
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said farmers should make their Basic Payment application online in order to benefit from the many advantages in terms of early processing, reduced errors and payment on time within the deadlines set down in the Charter of Farmers Rights.
02 02 2017
Following a meeting of the CAP Advisory Committee in the Department of Agriculture today, IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said IFA is very clear on the need for a National Reserve for young farmers in 2017. He said the National Reserve can be funded from unused funds allocated under the Young Farmer Scheme without the necessity to take any additional funds from existing entitlements.
25 11 2016
IFA Deputy President Richard Kennedy said the Minister of Agriculture Michael Creed must ensure that the Department of Agriculture has all files fully cleared for the final BPS payment due on December 1st.
30 05 2016
Preliminary Pre-checks mean that if you made your BPS application online, you will be made aware of any non-compliance in the areas of overclaims, dual claims, and overlaps. You will then be given the chance to rectify any such non-compliance by the deadline of 20 June with no penalty applied.