Over 124,000 apply for BISS
Anne O'Donoghue
This is down nearly 4,500 applications from last year, which saw over 128,500 in by the May deadline.
17 May 2024 News
Weekend weather: highs of 22°C forecast on Sunday
Current indications suggest that there will be further showers or longer spells of rain out to midweek.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Home Farm: BISS, oilseed rape, crop emergence, beef drops.
The rapid increase in grain prices internationally over the last week or so, has lifted the expectations for this year's harvest, but there is a long way to go yet.
Farmer Writes: breeding season in full swing in Laois
The two paddocks the calves were on are closed for bales, as we have found before that the cows don’t like grazing them after the calves.
15 May 2024 Farmer Writes
Surge in BISS applications
In the region of 20,000 applications were submitted in recent days with advisers putting in a huge effort in to get all applications over the line.
15 May 2024 Schemes
Silage quality and late BISS applications
In this week's Beef Management, Adam Woods takes a look at silage quality and BISS application amendments.
15 May 2024 Management
Farm Tech Talk: beef price slide, BISS deadline and nitrates in Europe
An update on beef prices, key farm scheme payment deadlines and nitrates across Europe all feature on this week's episode.
10 May 2024 News
Mad dash to complete BISS applications
There were 83,096 BISS applications submitted as of 6 May leaving in excess of 45,000 applications to be submitted in the final 10 day window. Darren Carty and Rachel Donovan report.
8 May 2024 News
BISS application - the most important job of the year
BISS – The advice remains to get an application in and to make amendments after if necessary.
8 May 2024 Viewpoints
Calls for 'common sense' on fertiliser penalties
The potential for penalties to be imposed on low-stocked farms has come 'like a bolt out of the blue' for many farmers, the INHFA claimed.
8 May 2024 News
News Podcast: fertiliser risking BISS penalties and ballooning forestry costs
Listen now to get the latest on the risk of payment penalties for spreading fertiliser, a surge in BVD ‘name and shame letters’ and the reaction to the new €79.5m ash dieback scheme.
3 May 2024 Podcast
Fertiliser use drives up risk of BISS fines
Up to half of the country’s farmers are potentially exposed to phosphorus-related penalties, farm consultants have warned.
1 May 2024 Schemes