Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Questions (656)

Dominic Hannigan

Question:

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

€14,176.30

Agri-Environment Options Scheme

€350,243.46

General Disease Control and Eradication

€7,704.00

Area Based Compensatory Allowance Scheme

€2,523,594.63

Suckler Cow Animal Welfare Scheme 2008-201

€917,575.77

BioEnergy Scheme

€8,494.13

Dairy Compensation Scheme

€2,360.00

Dairy Efficiency Scheme

€150,774.00

Ewe and Goat Premium

€3,034.08

Extensification Premium

€2,158.40

Forestry NDP Support Schemes Forest Owners

€81,532.14

Grassland Sheep Scheme

€547,809.94

Housing/Handling for Alternative Enterprise

€26,356.90

NDP-Farm Waste Management

€1,344,916.63

RDP Afforestation Programme

€2,146,093.53

Agri -Environment Programme

€5,679,032.71

Special Beef Premium

€2,452.98

SCRAPIE COMPENSATION

€5,208.00

Single Farm Payment

€54,257,931.50

SINGLE FARM PAYMENT / ENERGY CROP

€450.15

Single Farm Payment / Protein Crop Premium

€10,200.84

Slaughter Premium

€1,370.19

TB Grants to Herdowners

€800,574.02

Total

€68,884,044.30