IFA Announce Upcoming Organic Farm Event in Monaghan

The second in a series of IFA organic farm events will take place on the farm of Mark Gillanders, Ballinagall, Co. Monaghan (H18KN24) next Thursday, August 17th at 2pm.

Mark Gillanders, who is a member of the Organic Project Team, has been farming organically since 2009. Mark operates an organic beef and tillage enterprise. He will give an outline of the opportunities and challenges he has experienced so far.

Speakers on the day will include representatives from Bord Bia, Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture, the Organic Trust and the Irish Organic Association.

IFA Organic Project Team Chair John Curran said these events will be an excellent opportunity for anyone who is considering entering organic production.

“The events are open to all farmers who are considering organic farming as an option. Anyone who is considering entering organic production should attend,” John Curran said.

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