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PMP at Burren Winterage Weekend 2019

A date for your diary... come along to the Burren Winterage Weekend and learn more about the Pearl Mussel Project from Patrick Crushell, PMP Project manager who is presenting a talk at this years event entitled “The Pearl Mussel Project: Developing a results-based agri-environmental programme for an aquatic target species”.

More details of all the events at: https://www.burrenwinterage.com

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Pearl Mussel Project attend National Ploughing Championship 2019

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PMPs Mary McAndrew will be at the National Ploughing Championship on Wednesday 18th. 

PMP are in the DAFM tent at stand 422, just inside the door on the right. Please call by to say hello and learn more about the Pearl Mussel Project.

More info about the National Ploughing Championship at www.npa.ie

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Today’s Farm - Sept/Oct issues

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BEAM (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure) scheme extended to midnight on Sunday, September 15

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PMP farmers - please note that the deadline for applications to the €100m BEAM (Beef Exceptional Aid Measure) scheme has been extended to midnight on Sunday, September 15.

Under the scheme, aid will be paid on suckler cows that calved  in 2018, at a rate of €40 per animal, up to a maximum of 40 sucklers per herd.

Also aid will be paid on adult cattle slaughtered between September 24, 2018, and May 12, 2019, at a rate of €100 per animal, up to a maximum of 100 finished animals per herd.

To be accepted in the scheme, applicant farmers must commit to reducing the level of bovine livestock manure nitrogen per farm by 5%.

All applications to be made online.

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