Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme
The Areas of Natural Constraints (ANC) Scheme replaces the Disadvantaged Areas Scheme. The Scheme is co-funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD). The Scheme is focused on ensuring the continued use of agricultural lands, the maintaining of the countryside, the protection of the environment and promotion of sustainable farming system.
Eligible applicants must have; a) 0.15 livestock units per forage hectare for a minimum retention period of seven consecutive months and b) maintain an annual average of 0.15 livestock units / forage hectare calculated over the 12 months of the scheme year.
Greentrack advise clients on stocking requirements, make application to the DAFM for payment and deal with all appeals and queries.