Participants at work at the hedgelaying course in Collinstown.

WATCH: (Hedge)Laying the foundation for greater biodiversity on farms

Increasing numbers of farmers are becoming informed about the environmental benefits of hedgelaying, a traditional management technique used as far back as the Romans.

An introductory course was held on Kellys' farm in Collinstown yesterday, Tuesday. The Westmeath Examiner visited to find out more.