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Basic Payment Scheme 2018


In 2018, applications for the Basic Payment Scheme and for the transfer of entitlements must be made online.

Basic Payment Scheme balancing payments commence



The next instalment of payments under the 2015 Basic Payment Scheme and Greening will commence as scheduled on December 1, it has been announced. In 2015, the main balancing payment is fixed at 27 per cent.

Department announces supports to meet BPS deadline

Department announces supports to meet BPS deadline


The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has reminded farmers that the closing date for the acceptance of applications for this years’ Basic Payment Scheme (BPS), is Monday, May 16, 2016.

Department commences 2015 Sheep Goat Census

Department commences 2015 Sheep Goat Census

Over 45,000 flock owners, registered as keepers of sheep and goats on the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s database, will this week receive the Annual Sheep and Goat Census 2015. Completing and returning the census is a legal obligation.

Macra calls for fully-resourced Basic Payment National Reserve


Ahead of this year’s annual agricultural conference (Friday, October 28 to Monday, October 31), Macra national president, Sean Finan, has called for a fully-resourced Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) National Reserve for 2017 to be made available for young farmers and new entrants to farming.