Targeted Agri-Environment Scheme
Targeted Agri-Environment Schemes apply in specific areas to support locally-led agri-environment programmes.
€70m has been allocated for Targeted Agri-Environment Schemes up to 2020.
The tendering process is due to commence in autumn 2015 and it is estimated that up to 5,000 farmers could benefit.
Payments will be additional to GLAS payments and will be output related.
Payments will be made in February of the year following contract.