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Organic Farm Scheme - Horticulture Information Day

February 29th, 2024, saw Teagasc, along with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Organic Growers Ireland, Agricultural Consultant's Association and leading small growers, come together to provide a free day of information and workshops for Ireland's horticultural growers. The event took place in Birr, Co. Offaly, focusing on the Organic Farm Scheme, and included presentations on the following topics:

Opportunities for Organic Horticultural Growers

On Wednesday, 26 January, 2022 Joe Kelleher and Elaine Leavy, Teagasc Organic Specialists hosted the fourth in a series of Autumn Organic Webinars. They were joined by Eoin Sweetman, Teagasc; Padraig Fahy, Beechlawn Organics and Gillian Westbrook, IOA to explore the opportunities available to organic horticultural growers. Organic fruit and vegetables are the main consumer entry point for purchasing organic produce, and continue to be the area of shortest supply in the organic sector, with most produce imported.

Topics covered included: