Opportunities for Organic Beef Finishing – Free Information Evenings

NOTS are inviting all farmers who are in conversion or becoming full symbol organic in 2024 and 2025 to two free information evenings entitled “Opportunities for Organic Beef Finishing“.

Taking place on Tuesday April 30th in Tipperary and Thursday May 2nd in Westmeath, these sessions are free-to-attend for all who have entered the organic sector, or are thinking of converting their beef enterprise.

The sessions will feature speakers from Good Herdsmen, Slaney Foods, Bord Bia, DAFM Organic Unit, and a number of leading organic beef finishing farmers. There will be a dedicated Q&A session where all of your questions about the sector will be answered. Key information here:

  • Session 1 – Tuesday 30th April @ 7pm – Horse and Jockey Hotel, Horse & Jockey, Co Tipperary

  • Session 2 – Thursday 2nd May @ 7pm – Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co Westmeath

Please note – both sessions will have the same line-up of speakers. There is no cost to when you register through NOTS below. Please make sure to indicate which session you intend to attend in the short form below. Tea, coffee, and sandwiches / wraps will be available for attendees.

Speakers & Discussion Topics include:

  • John Purcell of Good Herdsmen & John Brennan representing ABP / Slaney Foods on opportunities for organic beef finishing in 2024 / 2025.
  • Emmet Doyle of Bord Bia on Irish and international market developments for organic beef
  • Jack Nolan of the Department of Agriculture’s Organic Unit on DAFM supports and the future for organics
  • Tom Dunne (organic beef farmer, Laois) on his experience in organic beef finishing
  • Richard Milligan (organic Hereford beef farmer, Kildare) on his experience in organic beef finishing
  • Q&A Session with all speakers. Tuesday session chaired by Mary Lynch (ACA Organic Specialist) / Thursday session chaired by Elaine Leavy (Teagasc Organic Unit)  

Sign up for free below:

Register: Opportunities for Organic Beef Finishing

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