Proposed new forestry premium payments

Proposed new forestry premium payments   The Government has recently announced increases of between 46% and 66% in annual income tax free forest premium payments, with payments now extended to 20 years for farmers. Grants & Premiums will be payable on 12 new Forest Types (FT) with annual income tax free premiums ranging from €746 […]

€500,000 in support for Leitrim landslide farmers

  Farmers in Co. Leitrim, whose land was buried under peat silt and sludge following a devastating landslide more than two years ago, are to receive a compensation package totalling more than €500,000. An estimated 55ha of agricultural land was impacted as a result of the landslide, following a period of heavy rain, close to the […]

Native Tree Area Scheme

  The Native Tree Area Scheme is a new incentive to promote small scale native forest establishment in the forestry programme. There are two components that landowners can avail of NTA 1 – Creation of small native forests NTA 2 – Creation of native forests for water protection An afforestation licence is not required for […]

Study Finds Less Than 6% of Private Forests are Certified

Forestry Services Ltd are delighted the Minister has received this report.  It is a very important study which needs to be acted on immediately. Forestry services Ltd collaborated with Euroforest Ireland, Western Forestry Co-Op and Henry Philips in the preparation of this report. Read the full article here.

Successful Audit 2020

Hi All……GOOD NEWS FSL has passed the 2020 Surveillance Audit with flying colours, (no Corrective Action requests) independently verified by Soil Association UK. Fantastic work from all involved, the time spent keeping good records, and knowing best practice shows dedication from employees to a job well done. The area/hectares in the group has doubled since […]