The Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine has recently introduced a new text message service to keep farmers informed on important issues and filing deadlines.The use of this facility will be carefully managed and will include notifications relating to scheme reminders (e.g. SPS closing dates), Farm Safety, Animal Health, etc., as well as alerts of new information posted on the DAFM website.
This new facility will further improve the Departments’ customer service and be of assistance to the various sectors. Customers will be offered the opportunity to opt out of this service at any time they wish by a free return text.
If you wish to avail of this service and have not yet given the Department your current mobile number, you can do so by filling in a form available on our main website and returning it to the department by post or email. The form and contact details are available on our main website here.