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From a teen importing silage wrap to selling agri products in Laois

From a teen importing silage wrap to selling agri products in Laois

When he began selling imported silage wrap at the age of just 16, Co. Laois entrepreneur Noel Walsh already knew...

May 15, 2022

‘Rev For Trev’ tractor run remembers young farmer

‘Rev For Trev’ tractor run remembers young farmer

‘Rev For Trev’, a tractor run to raise funds for Pieta House and Teac Tom, will be held on May...

May 8, 2022

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Dairy Focus: Improving fertility and milk solids through EBI

Dairy Focus: Improving fertility and milk solids through EBI

For this week’s Dairy Focus, Agriland made the trip to Co. Laois to meet with Trevor Cobbe on his dairy...

March 19, 2022

Ploughing 2022: Trade exhibitors’ portal to open in March

Ploughing 2022: Trade exhibitors’ portal to open in March

Trade exhibitors interested in attending this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Co. Laois will be able to apply from March...

January 19, 2022

‘Farm Well’ initiative aims to get farmers fit

‘Farm Well’ initiative aims to get farmers fit

Farmers and their family members, aged 18 plus, are being invited to participate in a free, six-week, online Laois Transformation...

January 9, 2022

Tillage farming couple to open visitor centre next to brewery

Tillage farming couple to open visitor centre next to brewery

A Laois tillage farming couple has used the last challenging year to focus on the construction of a visitor centre...

December 26, 2021

Laois buildings rescued from dereliction

Laois buildings rescued from dereliction

Farm buildings, located at Srahan, Camross, Co. Laois, that had been slowly to rapidly deteriorating over the last 30 years, have...

December 18, 2021

SDLP election candidate recalls fulfilling Laois farm upbringing

SDLP election candidate recalls fulfilling Laois farm upbringing

A woman from a Laois farming background was recently announced as one of two Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)...

October 3, 2021

Laois man develops flavoured water range

Laois man develops flavoured water range

A Laois man who has developed a range of flavoured water, splits the used fruit between compost that is spread...

October 2, 2021

Healing hampers lead to ‘thoughtful’ business idea

Healing hampers lead to ‘thoughtful’ business idea

Creating hampers of pampering treats for a friend who was undergoing treatment for breast cancer during lockdown led farmer’s wife,...

September 26, 2021

Farmer donates bullock to raise funds for Down Syndrome initiative

Farmer donates bullock to raise funds for Down Syndrome initiative

A Camross, Co. Laois drystock farmer has donated a bullock to be sold at Roscrea Mart shortly, to raise funds...

August 29, 2021

Laois farmer gets enthusiastic response to biodiversity project

Laois farmer gets enthusiastic response to biodiversity project

A Laois farmer who is currently working on a five year project on sustainability and biodiversity said he has had...

July 31, 2021

55ac with ‘good road frontage’ for sale at Timahoe, Co. Laois

55ac with ‘good road frontage’ for sale at Timahoe, Co. Laois

55ac of agricultural land with extensive road frontage at Fossy Upper, Timahoe, Co. Laois, is being brought to market next...

July 11, 2021

Eco garden centre opens in midlands

Eco garden centre opens in midlands

Two midlands men who knew each other through farming connections have worked together to create a €2million, 5ac eco garden...

June 26, 2021

SOSAD urges people struggling with their mental health to reach out for help

SOSAD urges people struggling with their mental health to reach out for help

A woman from a farming background in Co. Laois, who is involved in the opening of the SOSAD (Save our...

May 29, 2021

Arles pupils’ winning project aims to help livestock farmers

Arles pupils’ winning project aims to help livestock farmers

Pupils from Arles National School (NS), Co. Laois, have been awarded Engineers Ireland’s STEPS Young Engineers Award for their ‘Smart...

May 23, 2021

Laois firefighters ‘get to grips’ with agri-machinery rescues

Laois firefighters ‘get to grips’ with agri-machinery rescues

Laois County Fire and Rescue Service recently held agricultural machinery rescue training sessions with crews across the county as the...

May 12, 2021

Open farm in Co. Laois reopens with expanded offering

Open farm in Co. Laois reopens with expanded offering

A Laois farm family has been busy getting ready to reopen its open farm on Saturday, May 1. In the...

May 1, 2021