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Scheme Payments Update

Payments up to 22 June 2018

2017 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)                                                                                

Number of farmers paid 123,858
Number of eligible farmers 124,111
Total payments €1.1753bn

Note: Figure includes a Young Farmer Scheme payment of €19.1million and a National Reserve Payment of €3.7 million.

2018 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
Total Applications received                    130,157

Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Schemes (TAMS)

Approvals issued to date 14,843
Payment applications submitted  4,950
Total payments  4,253
Amount of total payments €60.5m

Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP)

BDGP I & II Payment total for 2017    €44.34m
Number of Farmers 24,190


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

Total payments €204million
Number of farmers paid 95,391


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

GLAS 2016 Advance and Balancing Payments made to eligible applicants €156.4m
GLAS 2017 Advance and Balancing Payments made to eligible applicants €193.4m
GLAS Training Payments issued valued at €10m
GLAS 3 NMPs Outstanding 5,145
CMPs finalised 1,669


Organic Farming Scheme (OFS)

Total payments OFS 2016 €10.59m
Number of farmers 1,642 received 2016 Payment
Total payments OFS 2017 €8.21m
Number of farmers 1,497 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                                                    

Sheep Welfare Scheme (SWS)

Total Payments €18.541m
Number of Farmers 20,986

Knowledge Transfer Programme

Total Payments to Farmers €11.767m
Number of Farmers paid 17,864
Total payments to facilitors €4,724,000*

*Correction to previously supplied statistics