What is the Scheme of Investment Aid for the Seed Potato Sector?
The Scheme of Investment Aid for the Seed Potato Sector is intended to assist in the development of the seed potato sector, by grant aiding capital investments in specialised plant and equipment including renewable energy, as well as technology adoption specific to the potato sector.
The Scheme will provide capital grant aid at a rate of up to 40% to all approved investments with qualifying young farmers receiving up to 60% grant aid.
How to qualify
This Scheme is targeted at potato growers who specialise in growing seed potatoes for placing on the market.
Applications should be made on an official Application Form and submitted with the required documentation. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 5pm on Friday 1 July
Rates of payment
Aid will be payable at the maximum rate of 40% (at a maximum rate of 60% in the case of young farmers) on the accepted net cost of investments approved and completed to the satisfaction of the Department. The minimum investment which will be considered for grant aid is €10,000 excluding VAT.
Terms and Conditions & Application Form
You must read the terms and conditions
2022 Scheme of Investment Aid for the Seed Potato Sector - Terms and Conditions