TAMS II first opened in June 2015 and is set to run until December 2020. This scheme is co-funded by the EU and the national exchequer under the Rural Development Programme (2014-2020) with a total allocation of over €395m over its duration.
TAMS II aims to provide farmers with grant aid to improve and/or build a specific range of farm buildings or purchase equipment that may benefit their farm businesses.
What Is TAMS II?
TAMS II stands for the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme. It compromises of six individual schemes.
TAM II compromises of six individual schemes which include:
Young Farmer Capital Investment Scheme (YFCIS).
Dairy Equipment Scheme (DES).
Organic Capital Investment Scheme (OCIS).
Low Emission Slurry Spreading Equipment Scheme (LESS).
Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme (PPIS).
Animal Welfare Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme (AWNSS).
According to the Department of Agriculture, the scheme will present farmers with investment opportunities that will allow for the development of Irish agriculture.
The benefits of TAMS II range from the construction of new animal housing, the provision of nutrient storage facilities and the ever-important safety elements along with a more environmentally friendly approach to slurry spreading.
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