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 […]
IFA Rural Development Chairman Joe Brady has said it is vitally important that all Organic Scheme Payments are made to farmers as any delays have a serious cash flow impact on farmers who are committed to going down the organic route.