There is €395 million available under TAMS II (Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme); farmers are required to comply with 5 steps to be able to access grant aid…
- Access the online supplication system through www.agriculture.gov.ie.
- Decide which investments are required on your farm (some investment may require specific planning permission or nitrates compliancy).
- Applications can be submitted through the online upload system on the Department of Agriculture website.
- Provided that there are no problems with the applications, farmers will then seek approval.
- Infrastructure and investment can then be carried out.
Young farmers are the first to gain access to TAMS II, and can get up to 60% grant aid for farm improvement works.
Applications must be made online – access will be required to the Department of Agriculture’s online services before applying for TAMS II schemes. Details for online access can be found at: http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/agfoodinformationpages/
The end date for the TAMS II second tranche is 25th March 2016 – your grant application must be submitted by then
Please refer to the agriculture.gov.ie website for full details
S.148 | SHEEP FENCING
- Sheep fence – 5 strands of electric wire
- Sheep mesh with 2 strands of barbed wire
- Sheep mesh with 1 strand of barbed wire
- Sheep mesh with 1 strand barbed wire + 1 strand electric wire
- Sheep mesh with 1 strand electric wire + 1 strand plain wir
- Fences on banks
Using Tornado HT8/80/22 Lambsafe sheep fence may help you to amass more points; because of its exceptional value and cost-effectiveness, it is likely to come below the reference cost (see the full TAMS II marking criteria here).