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Season 2: Secrets to successful farm diversifcation in Canada
This week on Organic Matters, we speak to Margaret Edgill from Mount Briscoe farm about her recent trip to Canada. She explains her research as a Nuffield Scholar and looks at the bigger picture of farm diversification and food production.
Season 2: Feeding over 200 beef cattle and building a shed
This week, Organic Matters speaks to Chris McCaffrey, an organic beef farmer from Co Donegal. Chris talks about building a very large shed to cater for the cattle on the farm. He also discusses managing a herd of over 200 cattle including feed inputs, such as combi crop silage.
A video of Chris discussing his shed is also available on the IOA social media pages.
Season 2: Korean Natural Farming - creating your own farm inputs
This week on Organic Matters, we speak to Limerick organic dairy farmer Tom Stack about Korean Natural Farming. Tom discusses using the method to create his own inputs on the farm, the results he gets and how anyone can try it for themselves.
Season 2: Switching enterprises and organic rosé veal
This week, Organic Matters meets Kerry farmer Michael Gleeson. Michael initially planned to milk his rare breed Kerry cows, however after various events he decided to develop a market for organic rosé veal. He now sells beef boxes directly to customers and has links with various butchers and high-end restaurants.
Season 2: The do's and don'ts of growing clover and MSS
This week on Organic Matters, technical director with Germinal Ireland Dr Mary McEvoy, discusses the best ways to grow red clover and MSS organically. She also discusses the best techniques for establishing covers and the benefits of reseeding land.
Organic Matters Podcast is brought to you every Saturday by the Irish Organic Association. Our host Hannah Quinn-Mulligan will expertly guide you through each episode as we meet organic farmers and food producers from all over Ireland. We have been certifying organic farms and businesses for 40 years and we bring you a flavour of why organic matters now more than ever. Meet some of our fantastic members discussing how organic is central to their business. Tune in every Saturday at 12 noon.