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Options for Organic Tillage Growers

The second in a series of Autumn organic webinars, hosted by the Teagasc Organic Specialists, takes place on Wednesday, 27 October at 7:30pm and focuses on Options for Organic Tillage Growers. Register here

Teagasc Organic Specialists Joe Kelleher & Elaine Leavy, bring us a series of online organic webinars this Autumn covering various technical aspects of organic farming.

The second webinar in the series, which takes place on Wednesday, 27 October at 7:30pm focuses on Options for Organic Tillage Growers

Topics and speakers include:

  • Oats – quality, varieties and market demand
    Flahavans, Kilnagrange Mills, Co. Waterford
  • Market Opportunities for the Irish animal organic feed industry
    Brian O Regan, Irish Organic Feeds, Co. Cork
  • Growing, milling and direct selling organic flour
    Mark Gillanders  & Micheál Rafferty, Irish Organic Mill Ltd, Co. Monaghan
  • Growing organic cereals and routes to market
    Ross & Amy Jackson, Lacka Organic Lamb, Co Tipperary

The presentations will be followed by a questions and answers session.

Environment Edge podcast: With Ireland trailing behind many of our European counterparts with regards to organic farming at only 2%, what targets have been set in the European Union Farm-to-Fork strategy?  And how can we catch up?

On this episode of the Environment Edge podcast, Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organic specialist, joins Deirdre Glynn and Cathal Somers to discuss the opportunities available in organic farming and the steps to conversion.

Listen to the Environment Edge podcast here for more

For more episodes and information from the Environment Edge, visit the show page at: www.teagasc.ie/environmentedge/ 

Find out more about organics here