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EU fertiliser makers drag feet on price review
Paul Mooney
The IFA has written to the European Commission claiming Fertilizers Europe is using delaying tactics.
28 March 2018 News
EU to decide on fertiliser prices
In the coming weeks, the EU will signal whether it plans to retain or scrap its €47/t duty on Russian fertiliser.
20 December 2017 News
Warning on future of suckler herd
The Irish suckler herd is set to fall by as much as 200,000hd over the next decade, a major new report has indicated.
Syngenta divests some products to seal ChemChina tie-up
As part of the European Commission’s approval of the ChemChina takeover, Syngenta has been forced to sell a number of products.
11 October 2017 Companies
More than 1,000ha damaged by floods in NI
Work is continuing within DAERA to develop an aid package for farmers in the northwest who were affected by floods in August.
11 October 2017 News
Analysis: supermarket superpowers – the own-label threat
Food economist Ciaran Fitzgerald questions supermarket dominance in the food supply chain and highlights how it stifles innovation and limits competition.
11 October 2017 Companies
Mercosur: no hiding behind promises to meet safety standards
The reality is that DG SANTE, which is responsible for health and food safety, has several audit reports that show Brazil consistently fails to deliver to EU standards.
4 October 2017 Editorial
Range of spray contract further
The removal of IPU serves to further highlight the extent to which EU tillage farmers are constrained by EU regulations.
27 September 2017 Editorial
Brexit breakthrough needed
Time is ticking on Brexit talks. The EU can afford to let events take their course, UK exporters, particularly those in the most exposed Scottish sector, sheep meat, cannot, writes Phelim O'Neill.
20 September 2017 Scotland
Global report - stories from around the world
A weekly selection of global news stories that impact demand, supply and prices.
30 August 2017 Global Trade
Do Dublin and Brussels really understand Brexit challenges?
Increasing budgets for State agencies alone will not solve the problem.
30 August 2017 Editorial
Brexit must rule beef out of Mercosur deal
Following reports that beef may be included in an EU offer to Mercosur countries, Joe Healy said Brexit cannot be ignored in the Mercosur negotiations.
9 August 2017 Community