Just before Christmas, the Minister for Agriculture announced that he intended to introduce an investment scheme aimed to assist farmers purchase new equipment for the rearing of dairy bred calves.
The scheme opened for applications on 7th January and will close on 28th January 2020. The timeframe for applying is short but the application procedure is simplified compared with other schemes
The following should be noted in relation to the Calf Investment Scheme (CIS):
Teagasc provides a Local Advisory and Education service to farmers. They have offices based in Roscommon Town (Tel: 090 6626166), Castlerea (Tel: 094 9620160) and Longford Town (Tel: 043 3341021), You can find them on Facebook by searching Teagasc Roscommon Longford.
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