A young farmer from Co. Offaly has recently won a top agri-award.
The farmers name is Mr. Darren Scally, Pictured centre right above, who hails form Tullamore county Offaly.
He picked up the Gurteen Agri College Best Farm Business Award during the week.
The awards were sponsored by Allied Irish Bank (AIB).
He received the award after receiving top marks for the interview involved and farm business plan.
His plan involved increasing his Suckler herd numbers as well as plans for increasing grass growth through the improvement of soil structure and reseeding.
The award places an emphasis on the importance on farm and financial planning when trying to run a successful farm.