The Low Emission Slurry Spreading Equipment Scheme (LESS) under TAMS encourages a more environmentally friendly approach to slurry spreading.
Under the Targeted Agricultural Modernisation Scheme (TAMS) II, farmers can avail of up to 40% grant aid to improve and/or build a specific range of farm buildings or purchase equipment that may benefit their farm businesses.
For a complete list of eligible investments click here.
The following items are eligible under the Low Emission Slurry Spreading Equipment Scheme
Type of Investment
New tanker fitted with the following (click on the links for specifications:
Retrofitting of existing tanker with the following:
* Dribble bar spreader
Rate Available: 40% (subject to a maximum eligible investment of €40,000, or €60,000 in the case of a joint application by two eligible applicants or partners under a registered partnership).
Grant aid is only available for the purchase of a slurry tanker or umbilical slurry spreading system if it includes one of the following spreaders: a) dribble bar (or band spreader), b) shallow injection attachment or C) trailing shoe (or trailing foot). An application is ineligible if one of the spreaders listed above is not purchased.
A slurry tanker must have a spreader fitted and cannot be fitted with a rain gun. An existing tanker can only be retrofitted with a dribble bar spreader.
Call Martin on 087 2100464 or 094 9630572 to discuss a solution for you. Or call to our open day on Saturday December 3rd from 2.00pm to 5.30pm.