Written Answers. - Planting of Fruit Trees.

Thursday, 7 November 1991

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 412 No. 3

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  129.  Mr. Deasy  Information on Austin Deasy  Zoom on Austin Deasy   asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food  Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy   if he will outline the grants which are available for planting apple and other fruit trees; and if he will give details.

Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. O'Kennedy): Information on Michael O'Kennedy  Zoom on Michael O'Kennedy  Grants are available under the farm improvement programme for the replanting of apple orchards. The rate [800] of grant is 15 per cent (25 per cent in less-favoured areas) of the approved costs.

There are no grants available for the planting of new apple orchards or other fruit trees.


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