Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (656)

Dominic Hannigan


670 Deputy Dominic Hannigan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the payments that have been made to farmers in County Meath in the past 12 months; under what schemes these payments have been made; the amount paid out; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34917/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine)

The information requested is only readily available on a calendar year basis. Accordingly, the following table sets out the schemes and total amount paid under each to some 3,823 farmers with addresses in Co Meath in respect of the year 2011:

Scheme Description

Total Paid

Arable Aid


Agri-Environment Options Scheme


General Disease Control and Eradication


Area Based Compensatory Allowance Scheme


Suckler Cow Animal Welfare Scheme 2008-201


BioEnergy Scheme


Dairy Compensation Scheme


Dairy Efficiency Scheme


Ewe and Goat Premium


Extensification Premium


Forestry NDP Support Schemes Forest Owners


Grassland Sheep Scheme


Housing/Handling for Alternative Enterprise


NDP-Farm Waste Management


RDP Afforestation Programme


Agri -Environment Programme


Special Beef Premium




Single Farm Payment




Single Farm Payment / Protein Crop Premium


Slaughter Premium


TB Grants to Herdowners