Organic Certification for Professional organic producers, processors and distributors
If you are interested in converting your holding to organic production or in processing, retailing or distributing a product to be labelled as ‘organic’, then follow this link for 5 easy steps and your application will be underway.
The Organic Trust is the centre of excellence when it comes to organic inspection and certification in Ireland. The very broad range of organic technical expertise available within our organisation is at your service.
The Department of Agriculture, Food & The Marine offers a range of financial incentives to assist those interested in getting involved in organic production. In addition capital grants are available for the purchase of specific equipment
SuperNemos is a biological control product containing microscopic beneficial nematodes (found in healthy soil) which are specially formulated to aggressively pursue several or different groups of insect pests. SuperNemos are capable of controlling several target pest species that have part of their life cycle in the soil or compost.
This product is approved for use by organic producers.
Pest species that are targeted by SuperNemos:
SuperNemos targets pest species that have part of their life cycle in the soil or compost, including:
The product is also effective against larvae of beetles which feed on cucumber, tomato and potato plants.
When applied to the soil or compost, SuperNemos will attack a wide range of insect pest species. Nematodes enter the host through body openings or by penetration of the body wall. Once inside they kill the host pest within 48 hours.