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In Pictures: Teagasc Farm Walk in Laois a huge sucess

Section of the attendance at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall's farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully - no reproduction fee.

Teagasc held a seeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event on July 5 2018.

The event took place on the farm of John Mulhall in Ballyroan.

The was comprised of a farm walk where attendee’s and Teagasc discussed the below topics:

Paddock infrastructure and water; Seed and spray management; Umbilical slurry system; Reseeding strategy; Trailing shoe; and Soil fertility.

Punters stopped at different places across the farm to discuss the the topics in further detail.

One walker told Laois Today “It was a great walk, very informative and we all learned loads. It’s great that Teagasc run events like these.”

The event was approved by KT for Dairy and Beef.

Teagasc is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities.

Photographer Michael Scully went along and snapped these glorious pictures:

Rachel Taylor, Teagasc leads the attendance at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at John Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Section of the attendance at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Mark Plunkett, (Teagasc Soil Nutrition) speaking at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at John Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Section of the attendance at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
James and Gerard Mulhall , at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at the Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Mark Plunkett( Teagasc) deals with Soil Nutrition , at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Coming down fom the hills! at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Peter Doolan, Teagasc Laois, speaking at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at John Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Seamus Mulhall, Ballyroan, John Brennan and Brendan Delaney, Ratheniska, at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Terence Dunne, Ballyadams and Paul Gilligan ( Teagasc Portlaoise, at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
The Teagasc Team from Laois, with farm owners Seamus and John Mulhall, Ballyroan, Co. Laois pictured at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Ballyroan.( l. to r.) Paul Gilligan, Conor O’Callaghan, Rachel Taylor, Patrick Gowing, Niamh Lynch,David Colbourne and Peter Doolan, Seamus and John Mulhall ( host land owners ). Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Niamh Lynch ( Teagasc Portloise) introduces host farmer John Mulhall ( on left ), Ballyroan , at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at John Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Registration at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no reproduction fee.
Heading for the pastures- at the Teagasc Reseeding/Grazing Infrastructure Event at Mulhall’s farm Ballyroan, Co Laois .Photo: Michael Scully – no

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