Forestry in Ireland
Make your land work for you!
In the current economic climate many farmers are facing challenging times. Escalating costs and less income from other farm schemes means that farmers have to work harder for less reward. Faced with such challenges, it seems timely that other farm enterprises are explored.
Forest establishment is 100% grant aided by the Forest Service. To get over the time it takes for the forest to mature, the Forest Service also provide a forest premium for up to 20 years, income tax free.
Over 16,000 farmers have already made this decision and are seeing the benefits of the stable income forest premiums provide. On top of that they own a forest that is increasing in value every year.
And its not juest farmers who can benefit from the scheme. The establishment grant is also available to non farmers, though premium rates are smaller and for 15 years.
Click here for a full list of FAQ in relation to commerical forestry.