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TAMS 3 approvals climb to over 2,700

TAMS 3 approvals climb to over 2,700

Some 2,784 applications to tranche 1 of the Targeted Agriculture Modernisation (TAMS 3) have been approved, figures from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) have shown.

Presented up to January 18th, a total of 8,203 applications had been received by DAFM across the 10 sub-schemes contained within tranche 1 of TAMS 3. Of these, 349 were rejected and 171 were withdrawn, while a further 4,899 applications are in progress.

The highest number of approvals to date have been under the Farm Safety Capital Investment Scheme, totalling 968. A further 898 applications are in progress under this sub-scheme.

Additionally, approvals under the Organic Capital Investment Scheme and the Low Emissions Slurry Spreading Scheme totalled 454 and 440, respectively. Meanwhile approvals up to January 18th for the Animal Welfare Nutrient Storage Scheme and the Tillage Capital Investment Scheme were 284 and 269, respectively.

Table 1: TAMS 3 Tranche 1 Information Table (updated 18th January 2024)(Source: DAFM)

SchemeReceivedRejectedWithdrawnIn progressApproved
Animal Welfare Nutrient Storage Scheme 2,494 92 68 2,050 284
Dairy Equipment Scheme 235 3 3 193 36
Farm Safety Capital Investment Scheme  2,050  158  26  898  968 
Low Emissions Slurry Speading  551  11  98  440 
Organic Capital Investment Scheme 928  29  19  426  454 
Pig & Poultry Investment Scheme  49  19  30 
Solar Capital Investment Scheme 751  12  14  536  189 
Tillage Capital Investment Scheme 445  29  17  130  269 
Women Farmer Capital Investment Scheme 259  13  231  10 
Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme 441 11 8 318 104
Totals 8,203 349 171 4,899 2,784

Tranche 2 of TAMS 3 closed for applications on January 19th. Tranche 3 is now open and applications will be accepted up to Friday, April 12th, 2024.

Also read: TAMS 3 eligible items, reference costs and grant rates revealed