18 May 2020
5th European Agroforestry Conference

Nuoro, Sardinia. Call for abstracts

7 July 2020
OF&G National Organic Combinable Crops 2020

NOCC20 will take place on John Pawsey’s Shimpling Park Farm in Suffolk



12 February 2020
Global organic area continues to grow

Over 71.5 million hectares of farmland are organic

30 January 2020
Soil analysis in organic farming and growing

EIP Soils Technical Guide No.1



21 January 2020
Organic Research Centre starts 40th year at new headquarters

ORC is now operational from Trent Lodge in Cirencester.

Organic services offered:

  • Technical advice
  • Conversion planning - technical
  • Introduction to Organic Farming course to meet requirements of Organic Farming Scheme Ireland,
  • Conversion planning and business planning (Organic Farming Scheme Ireland).

Areas of expertise:

Organic Producer Adviser:
  • Mixed farming: beef, sheep, arable & horticulture
  • Beef & sheep
  • Grassland
  • Manure management
  • Soil management & fertility
  • Conversion planning - technical
Organic Helpline & General Information Provider:
  • Livestock
  • Standards

Contact

Tel: 00353 46 902 6700
Email: elaine.leavy@teagasc.ie
Location: Co. Meath, Ireland

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Elaine Leavy (Ireland)

I am a graduate from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Agriculture Science specialising in animal and crop production. I have worked as a farm adviser with Teagasc, the national agricultural advisory, training and research provider in Ireland, for ten years. Since 2007, I have specialised in organic advisory work mainly with drystock farmers providing advice and training. In 2009 I was awarded a MSc. (Organic Farming) completed through SAC Aberdeen. I come from a farming background and am still actively involved in the day to day running of my home farm, currently undergoing organic conversion and specialising in beef, cereal and pig production.