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Laois man central as history of Irish agricultural advisory services is...

The history of rural Ireland and the history of the country are deeply intertwined - and that was very evident this week at the...

Teagasc Farm Succession seminar in Carlow this Thursday, September 26

Traditionally in Ireland family farms in Ireland have been passed onto the next generation on death. In recent times social and economic changes have resulted...

Massive increase in dairy cows in Laois as milk drive continues

The number of dairy cows has increased in Laois by almost 65% in the last eight years, according to figures recently released by Teagasc...

Government taking action against fodder shortage

The Government is now taking action to prevent a fodder shortage this winter, according to Laois/Offaly TD and Minister for Justice & Equality, Charlie...

In Pictures: Teagasc Farm Walk in Laois a huge sucess

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...

Portlaoise among the locations for new dairy farming start-up courses

The lifting of milk quotas in 2013 has opened up dairy farming like never before - and with more beef and tillage farmers moving...

The Sunday Interview: Larry finishes up after over 40 years with...

Things were very different when Larry O'Loughlin landed a job with the Laois County Committee of Agriculture in early 1978. The Rosenallis native had completed...

50 years on, the participants of the first Winter Farm School...

In the last week of October in 1967, a group of 25 young men enrolled in a course run by the Laois County Committee...

WATCH: Laois man speaks openly in Teagasc video about his farm...

A Laois farmer has bravely recounted the effect which his on-farm accident had on him and his family. Dominic Leonard, a drystock farmer based along...

Colm Fingleton: More research needed if we’re to be serious about...

I attended the most recent Teagasc Spring Seminar, on the farm of David Walsh-Kemis, outside Stradbally in Laois. Shay Phelan from Teagasc was on hand...

‘A huge amount of untapped potential in Irish farming’, Laois farmers...

Laois farmers were encouraged to explore all the opportunities available to them at an ‘Expand your Horizons’ event on Monday night, organized by Teagasc...