EFS

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

CAFRE farm walk in Enniskillen to focus on EFS

Northern Ireland’s College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) is set to host a farm walk at its Enniskillen...

August 10, 2022

Latest EFS application window opens for NI farmers

Latest EFS application window opens for NI farmers

The sixth tranche of the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) Higher Level is now open for applications, and will remain so...

April 29, 2022

EFS payments of over £6m issue to NI farmers

EFS payments of over £6m issue to NI farmers

Payments of more than £6 million have issued to Northern Irish farmers participating in the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS). The...

March 24, 2022

NI farmers urged to use EFS to improve water quality

NI farmers urged to use EFS to improve water quality

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots has reminded farmers of the potential to use the...

August 23, 2021

Minister opens fifth EFS round during Co. Down farm visit

Minister opens fifth EFS round during Co. Down farm visit

Northern Ireland Agriculture and Environment Minister Edwin Poots has opened applications for the fifth round of the Environmental Farming Scheme...

August 16, 2021

Poots announces 2 further EFS tranches on UFU president’s farm

Poots announces 2 further EFS tranches on UFU president’s farm

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots announced he has secured funding for a fifth and sixth tranche of the Environmental...

July 1, 2021

Latest round of EFS agreements issued

Latest round of EFS agreements issued

Approximately 160 Higher and 370 Wider offers will be issued as part of the fourth tranche of the Environmental Farming...

December 16, 2020

EFS grants: Farmers urged to be aware of what they are agreeing to

EFS grants: Farmers urged to be aware of what they are agreeing to

Northern Ireland farmers considering signing up to the latest round of the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) are urged to be mindful...

August 13, 2020

Fence post shortage causes delays to Environmental Farming Scheme

Fence post shortage causes delays to Environmental Farming Scheme

A shortage of suitable stock-proof fence posts has prevented some Northern Ireland Environmental Farming Scheme participants from meeting the programme’s...

May 17, 2019

DAERA issues new Environmental Farming Scheme agreements

DAERA issues new Environmental Farming Scheme agreements

Farmers who have applied for the latest round of Northern Ireland’s Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) should keep an eye on...

January 10, 2019

2 weeks left for farmers to apply for NI Environmental Farming Scheme

2 weeks left for farmers to apply for NI Environmental Farming Scheme

Farmers in Northern Ireland have just two weeks left to apply for the Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS), with the deadline set...

March 15, 2017

Applications to the North’s Environmental Farming Scheme to open soon

Applications to the North’s Environmental Farming Scheme to open soon

Online applications to Northern Ireland’s Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) are scheduled to open on Monday, February 27. The EFS is the Department...

February 22, 2017

Environmental Farming Scheme in the North due to open next month

Environmental Farming Scheme in the North due to open next month

The Environmental Farming Scheme in the North is due to open at the end of February, while a number of...

January 26, 2017