Tipp farm to host National Organic Beef Open Day this month

The National Organic Beef Open Day will take place on 28 September on the farm of John Purcell, Co Tipperary. Pictured at the launch of the open day (L to R) were: Joe Burke, Bord Bia; John Purcell, Host Farmer; Senator Pippa Hackett, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Dr Stan Lalor, Director of Knowledge Transfer, Teagasc

A Tipperary farm will host a National Organic Beef Open Day later this month.

Junior agriculture minister Pippa Hackett launched the event this week at the host farm of John Purcell in Golden.

Taking place on Wednesday, September 28th, the open day will provide farmers with the chance to see an organic farm in operation, and discuss associated production and marketing.

The open day is jointly organised by Teagasc, Bord Bia and the Department of Agriculture.