Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Questions (564)

Éamon Ó Cuív


564. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the reason fodder beet is not considered an eligible tillage crop under the tillage capital investment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29970/19]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

Fodder beet and other crops such as maize and sugar beet are excluded from the eligible crops list for the purposes of the Tillage Scheme of TAMS II.

These crops are sown primarily as a forage crop for animal feed.