IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has welcomed clarification on the TAMS Sheep Fencing Scheme, which will allow the acceptance of most of the farmers who had received rejection letters over the past number of weeks.
16 06 2016
IFA GETS CLARIFICATION ON PLANNING PERMISSION FOR SHEEP FENCING – COSTINGS NEED TO INCREASE IN SAC AREASFarm Schemes, Rural Development, Sheep
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has welcomed the opening of the TAMS sheep fencing scheme for farmers who want to make an application before the close of the existing tranche of the scheme on June 24th.
08 06 2016
Sheep fencing is now included in the list of eligible investments under TAMS II, Minister for Agriculture, Michael Creed has confirmed. The Minister’s confirmation follows an earlier indication given to IFA at a recent meeting.
Applicants can apply online immediately in the current tranche for Sheep Fencing which is included in the Animal Welfare, Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme, The Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme and the Organic Scheme.
The current tranches close on the 24th of June and a new tranche will open for online applications on the 25th of June.
The reference cost applicable is €5.34 per linear metre for sheep mesh with one strand of wire. For those who qualify in mountain areas the rate per linear metre of sheep mesh with one strand of wire is €8.01.Gateways will also be granted aided and the reference cost is €299.00 per gateway.
12 05 2016
With TAMS approvals due to commence, IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has called for all 5,000 farmers who have applied for tranche 1 and tranche 2 of the TAMS scheme to be given approval to proceed with urgent work.