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.
15 May 2024 Schemes
Attention turns to BISS late applications and amendments
There is a 25-day calendar period after 15 May where applications can be submitted, subject to a penalty, while amendments can be submitted without penalties until 31 May
15 May 2024 Schemes
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.
Final push as BISS applications exceed 106,471 submissions
With 106,471 applications submitted as of 12 May 2024, it leaves over 20,000 applications to be submitted in the final few days before Wednesday’s deadline of midnight on 15 May 2024.
13 May 2024 Schemes
Big push to get 45,000 BISS applications submitted
It is estimated that there are in the region of 45,000 BISS applications to be submitted in the final 10 days before the deadline of midnight on Wednesday, 15 May.
8 May 2024 Schemes
Minister must provide clarity on phosphorus-related penalties - Kerrane
Claire Kerrane of Sinn Féin has asked Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue to provide clarity and communication on phosphorus-related penalties.
2 May 2024 News
Farmers urged to look at tax implications of solar panels
At the moment, if you go over 50% of your land covered by solar PV panels, you lose your agricultural relief.
1 May 2024 Renewables
Department BISS clinics continue for two weeks
Department-led BISS clinics will continue over the next two weeks until 9 May.
22 April 2024 News
Nitrates derogation application and dairy banding deadlines extended
Minister McConalogue said the deadlines are being extended due to the current prolonged period of wet weather farmers are experiencing.
17 April 2024 News
New sheep welfare scheme unveiled
Farmers can avail of payment of €8/ewe for completing two tasks from a list, including shearing, condition-scoring, plunge-dipping and clostridial disease vaccination.
10 April 2024 News
Over 16,000 BISS applications
The Department of Agriculture confirmed that as of 26 March, 16,004 BISS applications had been made.
3 April 2024 News
Dates and venues announced for BISS clinics
The Department are running 17 Basic Income Support for Sustainability Clinics where farmers can gain assistance in making applications to a range of area-based schemes.
27 March 2024 Schemes