Farmers must sign up for five years under the scheme and will receive up to €220 per hectare a year while they are converting to organic farming.

A new organic farming scheme will offer increased payments to encourage more farmers to enter the sector, Tom Hayes, the Minister of State with respon(...)

British environment secretary Owen Patterson complained he was under “cyber-attack” in the run-up to an EU decision on whether to ban insecticides dee(...)

Sean and Orla Clancy, of Clanwood Farm, Co Offaly, with children Kieran and Johnny

Sales of organic foods have been hit by the recession but not as badly as might have been expected. There is one main reason for this. The bigg(...)