Northern Ireland
News round-up from Northern Ireland
Kieran Mailey
News in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland
29 November 2023 News
Green diesel at four-month low as prices steady
Green diesel prices in the Republic of Ireland have trended downwards in recent weeks as prices settle between €1.03/l and €1.07/l (including VAT), the lowest they have been since July.
29 November 2023 News
Electricity prices 28% higher on Irish farms in 2023
Electricity prices were significantly higher in 2023 relative to 2022, while green diesel prices decreased.
Red diesel costs reach a four-month low
The cost of red diesel in Northern Ireland has been falling in recent weeks, slipping to its lowest price for four months.
15 November 2023 Northern Ireland
ICSA seeks €250/ha rescue package for tillage farmers
A rescue package needs to respect the scale of the disaster, the ICSA has said. It is proposing a set of payments worth up to €250/ha, to a maximum €10,000 per farmer.
3 November 2023 News
Tipp dealer sells Ireland’s first two biogas tractors
Tipperary New Holland dealer M&S Machinery recently delivered two New Holland T6.180 Methane Power tractors to Green Generation in Nurney, Co Kildare, the first biogas tractors to be sold in Ireland.
25 October 2023 Tractors
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25 October 2023 News
Diesel prices fall back below 90p/l
There has been a noticeable easing price quotes on red diesel across Northern Ireland.
18 October 2023 Northern Ireland
Green diesel on the rise again as prices edge towards €1.18/l
Green diesel prices are on the climb once again having dropped as much as 5c/l from highs of €1.20/l four weeks ago. Current quotes are ranging between €1.15/l and €1.18/l.
18 October 2023 News
Carbon tax to hit agri-diesel hard
The €8.50/t CO2 increase equates to about 2.3c/l of agri-diesel, bringing the total carbon tax to almost 15c/l
11 October 2023 News
Budget 2024 – what are the main asks for renewables?
With Budget 2024 less than a week away, Stephen Robb assesses the main asks from each of the renewable and lobbying organisations.
4 October 2023 News
Renewable and low-carbon fuels need to be incentivised - CEMA
A recent position paper published by CEMA has called on the promotion, production and use of renewable and low-carbon fuels within agriculture, while other alternative technologies reach maturity.
27 September 2023 News