Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (487)

Charlie McConalogue

Ceist:

487. Deputy Charlie McConalogue asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the number of applications to the 2019 Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot, BEEP, scheme by county, in tabular form; the number of approved applications; the number of applications not approved; the number of applications not approved that were appealed; the number of payments under the 2019 BEEP scheme that have issued to date; and the value per county. [52578/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

The objective of the Beef Environmental Efficiency Pilot (BEEP) is to further increase economic and environmental efficiency in the suckler herd through better quality date on herd performance, supporting decision making on farm.

19,135 valid applications were received for the Pilot with 16,424 of those subsequently carrying out the required actions and receiving payments totalling €15,306,280. The breakdown of payments to date under the 2019 BEEP scheme by county and the value per county is given below.  124 herds remain to be processed but these are expected to be concluded  in the coming weeks.

County

Number of Herds Eligible for Payment

Total Amount Paid

CARLOW

227

€283,920

CAVAN

803

€672,280

CLARE

1302

€1,172,920

CORK

1,228

€1,152,240

DONEGAL

769

€497,440

DUBLIN

40

€51,640

GALWAY

1,794

€1,535,560

KERRY

786

€613,760

KILDARE

187

€232,000

KILKENNY

462

€628,960

LAOIS

441

€577,600

LEITRIM

549

€323,800

LIMERICK

504

€500,560

LONGFORD

489

€435,600

LOUTH

152

€170,280

MAYO

1,490

€1,021,520

MEATH

387

€495,200

MONAGHAN

541

€425,040

OFFALY

413

€498,840

ROSCOMMON

958

€782,880

SLIGO

696

€473,320

TIPPERARY

749

€915,320

WATERFORD

257

€357,160

WESTMEATH

531

€602,480

WEXFORD

399

€557,240

WICKLOW

270

€328,720