Energy costs overtake labour costs on pig farms
Adam Woods
Pig farms are facing yet another financial challenge as the cost of energy soars.
25 July 2022 News
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Red diesel prices continue to fall
The cost of fuelling farm machinery is coming down as the price of red diesel falls
No oil supply difficulties expected over the coming months – Department
In the context of worst-case scenarios such as diesel shortages, Department modelling shows that a number of service stations would be deemed designated critical service stations.
17 July 2022 News
Farmers to be wary of fuel thefts - gardaí
Laois-Offaly crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh said that fuel thefts are on the rise in his area.
16 July 2022 News
Turf cutters to be allowed to sell turf to neighbours
Turf cutters can go ahead with business as as usual, however the way turf is advertised will be changing.
14 July 2022 News
Growing costs on AHDB cereal monitor farm
Alastair Criag outlined the cost of growing winter barley on his farm near Ballykelly, Co Derry at a recent farm walk.
13 July 2022 Northern Ireland
McHale to showcase 170hp Merlo handler alongside Komatsu kit
McHale Plant Sales is set to exhibit a selection of Merlo and Komatsu machines, with a notable crossover between certain items which are used in both the agricultural and construction sectors.
6 July 2022 News
Rural dwellers hit hardest by rising fuel costs - report
A report on petrol and diesel prices has found that low-income rural dwellers will be the group hit hardest by rising fuel costs.
5 July 2022 News
New ‘drop-in kits’ convert Land Rovers into electric vehicles
The electric Land Rovers can pull a 2t trailer ‘perfectly fine’ according to an engineer who works with the English engineering company behind the new innovation.
2 July 2022 News
Seven ways farmers can cut energy costs
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has developed a set of measures for farmers to save energy costs.
Farmers not eligible for new fossil fuel reduction fund
Food processors can now apply for funding to support them to become less reliant on fossil fuels.