Closing date for Organic Farming Scheme extended
Caitríona Morrissey
The original closing date was 8 December, but this has now been changed.
ACA organic online meetings open to all farmers 29 November & 6 December
Open online meetings will be held for farmers and their families to engage in meaningful discussions about the various procedures and best practices associated with organic farming enterprises.
24 November 2023 Markets
Watch: breeding types go for big money in Elphin
Adam Woods reports from Elphin Mart’s special breeding sale of heifers which took place on Wednesday this week.
Young Stock Podcast: managing livestock for UK supermarket chain
Peter McCann talks to Co Down native Emma Nelson about her family's organic suckler farm and her role as senior livestock manager with supermarket chain Morrisons.
13 November 2023 Podcast
Stonegate in dispute with NI egg suppliers
The Stonegate Food Group Ltd specialises in the supply of free-range and organic eggs to major UK supermarket chains.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Impact of influx into organics
Will additional output or indeed price premium be achieved - we will have to wait and see.
8 November 2023 Viewpoints
Organic train going in ‘right direction’ - Minister Hackett
Minister of State Pippa Hackett spoke at Ireland's biological farming conference in the Woodlands Hotel in Adare on Tuesday.
8 November 2023 News
44% of milk sold in Denmark is organic
Adviser Paul Holmeck talks about building a national organic brand and the breakthroughs Denmark has made in the world of organics.
7 November 2023 News
Reliable organic supports ‘essential’ to advance Irish product range
Over 4,000 farmers were enrolled in the Organic Farming Scheme in 2023, with the scheme now open for another tranche of applicants.
3 November 2023 Schemes
Déise farmer crowned Flahavan's oat grower of the year
Operations manager at Flahavan’s Johnny Flahavan said that while 2023 has been a difficult year for growers, the standard of oats is consistently excellent.
1 November 2023 News
Organic Farming Scheme to reopen to applications on Friday
The scheme is anticipated to see high levels of interest on top of a doubling of participants in 2023.
31 October 2023 News
Keeping the organic faith
Flags of concern have been raised at EU level during the past week, but Ireland is pushing on with a €1m marketing campaign.
29 October 2023 News