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Scheme Payments Update

Payments up to 07 December 2018

2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)                                                                                

Number of farmers paid 120,910
Number of eligible farmers 122,747
Total payments €1.144billion*

 *This figure includes Young Farmer Scheme payment of €17million and a National Reserve Figure of €2.3million approx.

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS)

Approvals issued to date 17,516
Payment applications submitted  7,420
Total payments  6,503
Amount of total payments €94.8m

 

Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP)

BDGP I & II Payment total for 2017    €44.39m
Number of Farmers 24,227

 

2018 Areas of Natural Constraint (ANC) and Areas of Specific Constraint (ASC)

Total payments €219.27million
Number of farmers paid 91,207

 

Green, Low-carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS)                             

GLAS 2016 Advance and Balancing Payments made to eligible applicants €156.6m
GLAS 2017 Advance and Balancing Payments made to eligible applicants €204.7m
GLAS 2018 Advance Payments made to eligible applicants €144m
GLAS Training Payments issued valued at €10.96m
GLAS 3 NMPs Outstanding 839 (6.4%)
CMPs Submitted (For commonage) 3,653 (93%)

                                                                                               

Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)

Total payments OFS 2016 €10.6m
Number of farmers 1,642 received 2016 Payment
Total payments OFS 2017 €8.62m
Number of farmers 1,556 received 2017 Payment

Note:  2016 Payments refer to payments made in 2016 and 2017 in respect of 2016 scheme year.  While the total expenditure in respect of 2016 have increased, there is no increase in the total number of farmers paid, as the additional 2016 payments refer to balancing payments                                                    

2017 Sheep Welfare Scheme (SWS)

Total Payments €18.422m
Number of Farmers 21,002
 

2018 Sheep Welfare Scheme (SWS)+

Total Payments €15.14m
Number of Farmers 18,817

 

Knowledge Transfer Programme Year 1

Total Payments to Farmers €12.5million
Number of Farmers paid 19,070
Total payments to facilitors €7.8million

Knowledge Transfer Programme Year 2

Total Payments to Farmers €9.9million
Number of Farmers paid 15,370
Total payments to facilitators €42,750*

* In addition payments to facilitators have commenced with KT Equine Sector in the amount of circa €42,750 and will issue on a rolling basis to all other sectors over the coming weeks.