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The Signpost Series webinar – Organic Farming – Steps to on farm conversion and opportunities

On the latest episode of The Signpost Series webinars, on Friday, 22 January, Mark Gibson, Teagasc ConnectEd and Pat Murphy, Head of Teagasc Environment KT were joined by Elaine Leavy, Organic Specialist, Teagasc to discuss the steps to on farm conversion and opportunities of Organic Farming

Only 2% of Ireland’s land cover is under organic production. Elaine outlines that biodiversity is a key component that has come to the fore in EU policy around organic farming practices going forward into the future. A Q&A session took place at the end of Elaine's presentation

View Elaine's presentation here: Organic Farming Signpost Elaine Leavy (PDF)

View webinar recording below


The Signpost Series - ‘Pointing the way to a low emissions agriculture’ is organised through the Teagasc ConnectEd service, with the support of the National Rural Network, Dairy Sustainability Ireland and Food Drink Ireland Skillset.

For lots more on Organic Farming check out the Teagasc Organic webpage here