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First Approvals for TAMS II on the Way

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced  that approvals have commenced for dairy investments in the Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme and approvals will also issue for priority one Dairy Equipment cases before Christmas.

The Minister said “I am aware that a number of farmers are keen to have milking facilities in place for the New Year and every effort is being made to facilitate this, in particularly urgent cases.  The Department will be sending out other approvals on a rolling basis as the applications are cleared early in the New Year and I would ask applicants to bear with us during this time. ”

In addition, the Minister has announced the opening dates of the second tranches for online applications for various TAMS II Schemes, as follows:

  • Low Emission Slurry Spreading opens 14th December with a closing date of 25th March 2016
  • Organic Capital Investment Scheme opens 14th December with a closing date of 25th March 2016
  • Animal Welfare, Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme opens 14th December with a closing date of 25th March 2016

Minister Coveney also advised that second tranches of applications for the following schemes are already open also with the closing date of 25th March 2016.

  • The Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme
  • The Dairy Equipment Scheme
  • The Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme

 View Press Release as a PDF:  DAFMPR 231/2015 (pdf 375Kb) 

Date Released: 16 December 2015