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Northern Ireland
Growing interest in liquid fertiliser use
Kieran Mailey
Farmers heard about the benefits of liquid fertiliser during a recent Fane Valley event
21 February 2024 News
Emissions from agriculture fell by 1.2% in 2022 - CCAC
Despite improvements in agriculture, the Climate Change Advisory Council is still concerned about Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions.
14 February 2024 News
Fertiliser sales slow to take off
Fertiliser prices are remaining relatively unchanged this spring.
Can poultry manure replace bag fertiliser on tillage farms?
Teagasc poultry adviser Rebecca Tierney chats with Teagasc crops adviser John Mahon about the uses and value of poultry manure as a fertiliser.
4 February 2024 Fertilizers
CAN price up, but demand remains low
There has been some movement on fertiliser prices this week, with CAN rising in value.
24 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Fertiliser prices to settle further
Demand among farmers for fertiliser is low just yet, despite many counties being legally allowed to spread from next Saturday 27 January.
17 January 2024 News
Home Farm: bad second-cut silage
The land was beginning to dry up before Christmas, but we had some really heavy rain and we are back to square one, with pools of water and gushing drains.
3 January 2024 Viewpoints
Beef Management: soil sampling, 2023 accounts and fresh feed
Adam Wood takes a look at soil sampling, 2023 profit monitor completion and keeping fresh feed in front of animals.
3 January 2024 Management
Fertiliser sales at a standstill
There is some talk in the sector of fertiliser supply shortages and price hikes following a spate of factory closures across Europe.
22 November 2023 News
Fertiliser tax fears rumble in Brussels
The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will apply carbon charges on goods such as fertiliser, cement and steel which are imported into the EU from third countries.
11 October 2023 News
Fertiliser company shares jump as Israel conflict threatens supply
Immediate risk from port closure and longer-term risk to gas supply.
10 October 2023 News
News Podcast: beef price gaps, calf exports and fertiliser prices
Listen in to this week’s news podcast for all the latest farming news. Hear about what you need to know in this week’s Irish Farmers Journal.
29 September 2023 News