IFA Organic Project Team Chairman Nigel Renaghan has welcomed the Budget increase to the Organic Farm Scheme (OFS), but he warned that previous mistakes cannot be repeated in relation to any re-opening of the scheme.
The Chairman of IFA’s Organics Project Team Nigel Renaghan has met with Minister Andrew Doyle following the rejection of over 75% of applications under the re-opened Organic Farming Scheme (OFS). This is despite these farmers having full organic registration. “The Minister has overseen a flawed process with less than a quarter of applicants accepted into […]
Organics sector on the rise as both domestic production and imports see large increases Between 2010-17 there was a dramatic increase in the amount of EU agricultural land dedicated to organic farming whilst imports also fulfil an important role, notes the market briefs on organic farming in the EU and on organic imports. The total […]