The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue T.D. has today announced the increase to the TAMS (Targetedn Agriculture Modernisation Schemes) reference costs with increases ranging from 5-15% across the investment items listed under TAMS. This is in addition to increases of 5-20% on costings already introduced in July 2021. These come after a full review by DAFM of the reference costs in the scheme. The Minister today also announced an increase, from €80,000 to €200,000, in the investment ceiling for the Pig and Poultry Investment Scheme (PPIS) under TAMS which commenced from the opening of the tranche 26 of TAMS on 9th April 2022.