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Water Analysis

Drinking Water Test

IAS Laboratories provide a range of water analysis options for both Domestic and Commercial purposes.  Our analysis will provide details of the bacterial content (including E. coli, total coliforms and enterococci), hardness, iron and manganese in the water.  We provide a full service from supplying sampling bottle, carrying out analysis and providing a full explanation of your results.   According to the HSE & EPA, it is recommended to get  your private well water tested once a year. It is important to test at different times throughout the year, as […]

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Soil Analysis

Soil Testing

IAS Laboratories offer a range of soil analysis options which provide essential information on Soil Health and baseline Nutrient Status. It forms the basis for efficient and cost effective use of lime, fertilisers and trace elements.  Soil testing is now a key component in Nutrient Management Planning and plays an important role in ensuring that the loss of nutrients from agriculture to surface water is minimised.   Frequently Asked Questions regarding Soil Sampling   Why should I soil Sample? The primary function of soil testing on the farm should be […]

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Environmental Analysis

Environmental Testing

IAS Laboratories provide a range of Environmental Analysis.  These include Commercial and Domestic water analysis, sludge analysis, effluent analysis, compost analysis and air monitoring.  Sludge and effluent can be analysed for heavy metals, nutrient content, bacteria, N, P, K and dry matter.  Compost can be analysed for a range of items as required for waste licence compliance. IAS Laboratories applies an information-led approach to environment and provides analysis for a wide range of physical, chemical and microbiological parameters.

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Agricultural Analysis

IAS Laboratories provide a range of Agricultural Analysis including soil, herbage and tissue analysis.  Grass, hay, haylage and silage are analysed for the mineral content and feed potential.  We can analyse pre-cut silage to ensure cutting takes place at the correct time for better preservation.  Milk, hair and blood analysis can help to determine imbalances and deficiencies that can cause health issues and disorders in the animal.The IAS Mineral scan can provide you with a clear indication of your herd’s mineral profile, and help you to make calculated adjustment to […]

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ABOUT US

Over 30 years ago, IAS Laboratories was set up as part of the Irish Sugar Factory as a research and development laboratory.

IAS Laboratories has, since then expanded and developed its’ services to cover the broader analytical requirements of the agricultural, environmental and geotechnical sectors.

Additionally, IAS Laboratories are INAB accredited to ISO 17025:2005 standard, registration number 275T.

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Recruitment

December 2021 IAS Laboratories are seeking Soil Samplers across Ireland for farm level sampling programmes IAS laboratories is one of Irelands leading independent Agricultural Laboratories, who carry out soil sampling programmes throughout Ireland. We are looking for reliable, self-driven people who know the agriculture sector and can operate in their own region. Own vehicle essential. Full training and equipment will be supplied. Applicants must have a minimum of level 5 green cert. To apply send your CV to reception@iaslabs.ie Please include, qualifications, experience, location and availability


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IAS Laboratories to partner in €10,000,000 government contract

Carlow based IAS Laboratories are to partner with NRM Laboratories and Farmeye in an innovative €10m pilot Soil Sampling and Analysis Programme. As a result of this contract the company, who are head-quartered in Bagenalstown, will be taking on additional eight staff. Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, announced the programme last week. It is aimed at putting soil carbon, soil health and fertility at the centre of the future agricultural model. Minister McConalogue said that the programme would provide national baseline information on soils across Irish […]


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TESTIMONIALS

“I was very happy with the fantastic service I got from IAS Laboratory with a recent problem I was having on my farm. Their [...]
J O’Dwyer - Dairy Farmer
I get my Drinking water tested every year with IAS Laboratories, and am very happy with their service and analysis. I was ver [...]
Anne Marie McCarthy
“You made it so simple to get the testing done Fast - Efficient - Accurate - User Friendly" - Thank You. [...]
Ciaran Ryan

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