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Organic Dairy Farming

Organic dairying is a relatively small but growing sector within the dairy industry in Ireland. Latest figures from DAFM show that there are 62 organic dairy operators with an average herd size of 79 cows (2019). Dan Clavin, Teagasc Organic Specialist gives us an insight into the organic dairy sector in Ireland and outlines the various conditions of organic farming.

19 July 2020
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Questions and Answers with Organic Farmer Donal Keane

Donal and Frederique Keane, Camelton Stud, Summerhill, Co Meath are organic suckler to beef and cereal farmers. A farm walk was due to take place on their farm. Organic Specialist Elaine Leavy got an update from Donal.

17 June 2020
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Questions and Answers with Frank O’Brien

Frank from Ballybroder, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath - organic drystock and tillage farmer. A farm walk was due to take place today, Wednesday 29th April. Dan Clavin Organic Specialist got an update from Frank on what has been happening on the farm this year

29 April 2020
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White Clover on Organic Farms

ORGANICS: Research has shown that in a productive sward white clover can supply 100-150Kg Nitrogen/ha/year. Find out how to get it established in pastures.

18 April 2020
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