20/10/2022 – The Organic Farming Scheme 2023 was opened today by the Minister of State for the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Pippa Hackett. The closing date for applications is 9th December 2022.
The Organic Farming Scheme is funded through Ireland’s new CAP Strategic Plan and aims to financially support farmers through per hectare payments as well as a participation payment to cover additional administrative costs annually for farming organically. For further information about the scheme, including forms and guidance please CLICK HERE
The Irish Organic Association have organised Organic Workshops to help farmers and advisors with the application process. These will be held over the coming weeks in October.
- October 20th, Blarney Woollen Mills, Cork
- October 24th, Horse and Jockey, Co. Tipperary
- October 28th, Athlone Springs, Athlone
All Organic Workshops are free to attend and run from 3-6pm. To book in text Organic followed by your preferred date & venue to 51444.