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Schedule of Schemes Covered

The Agriculture Appeals Office deals with appeals under the following schemes;

  • Afforestation Grant and Premium Scheme
  • Agri-Environment Options Scheme (AEOS)
  • Animal Welfare, Recording and Breeding Scheme for Suckler Herds (AWRBS)
  • Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC)
  • Areas of Specific Constraint (Island Farming) scheme
  • Basic Payment Scheme (BPS)
  • Beef Data Programme (BDP)
  • Beef Genomics Scheme (BGS)
  • Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP)
  • Bio Energy Scheme
  • Burren Programme
  • Dairy Efficiency Programme
  • Depopulation Scheme
  • Disadvantaged Areas Scheme (DAS) excluding Land Parcel Identification System Review 2013 (LPIS Review 2013)
  • Farm Improvement Scheme
  • Forest Environment Protections Scheme (FEPS)
  • Forest Genetic Resources Reproductive Material: Seed Stand & Seed Orchard    Scheme
  • Forest Roads Scheme
  • Green, Low-Carbon, Agri-Environment Scheme (GLAS)
  • Greening Payment
  • Grassland Sheep Scheme (GSS)
  • Hardship Grant Scheme
  • Income Supplement Scheme
  • Innovative Forest Technology Scheme – Central Tyre Inflation
  • Installation Aid Scheme (IAS)
  • Knowledge Transfer Programme (KT)
  • Native Woodland Conservation Scheme
  • Native Woodland Scheme
  • Neighbourwood Scheme
  • Non-valuation aspects of the On-Farm Valuation Scheme for TB and Brucellosis Reactors
  • Organic Farming Scheme
  • Prevention and Restoration of Damage to Forests: Reconstitution of Woodland      Scheme (Windblow)
  • Protein Aid Scheme
  • Reconstitution of Woodland Scheme
  • Reconstitution Scheme (Chalara Ash Dieback) 2014-2020
  • Rural Environment Protection Scheme (REPS)
  • Scheme of Early Retirement from Farming
  • Scheme of Grant-Aid for the Development of the Organic Sector
  • Scheme of Grant-Aid for Improvements in Animal Welfare Standards (Sow Housing)
  • Scheme of Investment Aid for Farm Waste Management (FWM)
  • Scheme of Investment Aid for the Development of the Commercial Horticulture Sector (excluding decisions on approval of applications)
  • Scheme of Investment Aid for the Improvement of Dairy Hygiene Standards (DHS)
  • Scheme of Investment Aid in Alternative Enterprises (Housing and Handling Facilities) (AES)
  • Scheme of Investment Aid for Demonstration On-Farm Waste Processing Facilities
  • Sheep Welfare Scheme
  • Single Payment Scheme, excluding Article 37(2), 40 and 42 of Chapter 2 of Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003[1] and Land Parcel Identification System Review 2013 (LPIS Review 2013)
  • Sow Housing (Animal Welfare) Scheme
  • Support for Collaborative Farming Grant Scheme
  • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS), including – (RDP 2007-2013)

                 (a) The Dairy Equipment Scheme

                 (b) The Poultry Welfare Scheme

                 (c)  The Sheep Fencing/Mobile Handling Equipment Scheme

                 (d)  The Sow Housing Welfare Scheme

                 (e)  The Rainwater Harvesting Scheme, and

                 (f)   The Farm Safety Scheme

  • Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme II (TAMS II) RDP 2014–2020)

                (a)       The Animal Welfare, Safety and Nutrient Storage Scheme

                (b)      The Dairy Equipment Scheme

                (c)       The Low-Emission Slurry Spreading (LESS) Equipment Scheme

               (d)      The Organic Capital Investment Scheme

               (e)       The Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme

               (f)       The Young Farmers Capital Investment Scheme, and

               (g)      Tillage Capital Investment Scheme

  • Traditional Farm Building Grant Scheme 2017 and 2018
  • Upland Sheep Payment Scheme
  • Weather Related Crop Loss Support Measure
  • Woodland Improvement Scheme
  • Young Farmers’ Installation Scheme
  • Young Farmers Scheme.


[1] OJ L270, 21.10.2003, p.1