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Converting beef housing to meet organic standards

On this episode of Let's Talk Organics, Elaine Leavy, Joe Kelleher and Martin Bourke, Teagasc Organic Specialists, discussed converting beef housing to meet organic standards. They were joined by Fergus Hanly and Tadhg Halpin who shared their experiences of converting beef housing to meet organic standards.

Father and daughter partnership, Tadhg & Claire Halpin farm 70Ha of free draining land in Toonagh, Tulla, in East Clare. The Halpins always had an interest in farming organically and decided that organic farming was very compatible with their existing system.

Fergus Hanly farms 30Ha of free draining land on the banks of the river Deel, he converted his farm to organic approximately 12 years ago. He operates a weanling to finishing beef system.

Watch webinar recording below