National Organic Conference 2011


The Teagasc National Organic Conference is scheduled to take place in Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort, Limerick Juntion, Co. Tipperary September 2011.

This conference will be officially opened by Shane McEntee, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Topics covered will include:

  • Financial performance of organic farming
  • Tools for improving financial performance on organic farms
  • Market opportunities for local organic produce
  • UK and European Organic Market Trends
  • Lamb Production – Breeds, Grazing Management and Parasite Control
  • Organic Farming – A Vets View
  • Achieving Best Animal Health Practice and Use of Herbal Leys on Organic Farms
  • Organic Farmer Stories – Creating a Market – Beale Organic Cheese; Crowes Farm; Horizon Farm

This conference must be pre-booked and the closing date for bookings is Friday, 9th September.

Conference fee: €50

Cheques made payable to TEAGASC by post to: Helen McNulty, Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway (091)845217

Credit card booking is also available over the phone