Looking to upgrade to a Low Emission Slurry Spreading system? There’s a 40% grant available.

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:

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.

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