‘For the first time in years I’m excited to go out farming every day’ – how going organic rekindled this Monaghan farmer’s love of the land

Converting to organic has paid off financially for Sean Greenan, as he complements his pedigree Stabiliser herd by growing cereals on the land after a 60-year gap

No regrets: Sean Greenan with some of his pedigree Stabiliser herd on his farm at Cremoyle, Co Monaghan, which he has converted to organic production. Photos: Niall Hurson

Niall Hurson

An organic regeneration is brewing in the heart of Co Monaghan. A part of the country traditionally associated with grassy hills now has fields of wheat, oats and barley for the first time in decades.