ASFARD - The Agency has paid the Beneficiaries under the measure for additional direct payments for agricultural crops delivered to domestic processing facilities.

The Agency for Financial Support of the Agriculture and Rural Development today has made payment to 1,024 Beneficiaries under the Measure for Additional direct payments in the amount of MKD 66,449,476.

Beneficiaries under this sub-measure are agricultural holdings that in 2021/2022 have planted with certified material and harvested areas with agriculture crops with registered area of over 1ha collectively for the following crops: barley, wheat, rye, oats and sunflower, and are beneficiaries of sub-measure 1.1 of this Decree.

The production must be delivered to processing capacity, including the grain for their own processing capacities and recorded in the Register of purchasers of agricultural products

The intensity aid is conditioned with the harvested average yields which must exceed: 4000 kg/ha for wheat, 3000 kg/ha for rye, 3000 kg/ha for oats and 1500 kg/ha for sunflower.

Additionally, we would like to remind all agricultural holdings that the application for direct payments under the Program for Financial Support of the Agriculture 2023 is ongoing and shall expire before July 14, 2023. The Beneficiaries can apply electronically through the E-subsidy portal or use the services of the operator from the branch unit at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management.