Economics of Organic Production and Market Opportunities
Tuesday December 2nd at 12 noon, Ballard Organic Farm, Kilbeggan, Co Westmeath
If you are interested in organic farming come along and find out what it is really like to farm organically.
12 .00pm – Organic farm walk on Pat Lalor’s farm, looking at the beef, tillage and processing aspects of the enterprise.
1pm – Light lunch
2pm – Welcome address Gillian Westbrook
2.15pm – Pat Lalor
2.45pm – Dan Clavin Teagasc
3.15pm – Trevor Harris
3.45pm – Questions and answers
The event is free to attend however prior booking with IOA is essential. Please phone 090 64 33680.
If you would like a copy of the presentations given on the day please contact IOA and we will email them to you directly.
Directions to the venue:
Ballard Farm is situated two and a half miles south of Kilbeggan off the N6.
From Kilbeggan take the R436 for Clara (junction is at the Athlone end of Kilbeggan). After two miles take a right at the junction where you see a brown fingerboard sign for Ballard. You will come to the entrance on the left hand side after half a mile which is marked with a rock bearing the name Ballard.
Ballard is 60 miles from Dublin, 17 miles from Mullingar, 20 from Athlone, 30 from Portlaoise and 10 from Tullamore.