Tipp landowners encouraged to sign up to Afforestation Scheme

Tipperary landowners are being encouraged to sign up for the Government’s Afforestation Scheme.

On average, about 11% of the country is planted at the moment – however the national target sits at around 18%.

There are a number of different planting options – the most popular of which attracts an annual guaranteed premium of €510 per hectare.

Minister of State for Agriculture, Andrew Doyle, says Tipperary would be the ideal location for planting…