Reintroduction of excise duty to increase the price of green diesel
Gary Abbott
The phased reintroduction of excise duty on fuels will add an extra 3c/l to green diesel prices between now and 1 November, the first phase has come into effect, adding 1c/l.
31 May 2023 Viewpoints
Aviation emissions are only at the surface
Aside from creating work for lawyers, is this a smart way to limit aviation emissions?
CAN prices drop back below £400/t
The latest price quotes for fertiliser show that the market is continuing to trend down.
Carbon tax adds 2c/l to green diesel prices
Further carbon tax increases of €7.50/t of CO2 or approximately 2.04c/l have been imposed on green diesel this week, but the rise has been neutralised for now by a fall in market prices.
3 May 2023 News
Watch: Valtra demonstrates new Q Series on Irish soil
Valtra took the wraps off its new Q Series (230hp to 305hp) in the 3rd quarter of 2022, completing its 5th generation of tractors. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with the first model on Irish soil.
12 April 2023 Farm machinery
Silage costing at a time of high inflation
With machinery costings on the rise over the past few years, Michael Moroney from the Association of Farm & Forestry Contractors (FCI) talks through some of the figures. involved.
5 April 2023 Farm machinery
NI roundup: NIMEA and UFU musical chairs and cost of Ulster Fry
Weekly news in-brief from across the farming and food industry in Northern Ireland.
5 April 2023 Northern Ireland
CNH Industrial acquires majority stake in Bennamann
CNH Industrial has acquired the controlling stake of Bennamann following its 10% buy-in back in 2021. Bennamann offers a solution to capture and purify existing slurry bio-methane for use as fuel.
23 March 2023 News
Contractor profile: UK contractor keeping an eye on business costs
DW & AD Gregory is a two-generation old contracting business in Cheshire, northwest England. The business provides core services to dairy farmers and keeps a close eye on costs, writes Ken Topham.
22 March 2023 Farm machinery
Full excise return for diesel in November
The excise on white diesel, agri diesel and petrol will be fully restored over a phased basis.
21 February 2023 News
Ballymena firm cutting carbon from concrete
One tonne of conventional cement results in 900kg of carbon dioxide emissions.
15 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Machinery running costs in focus on monitor farm
The cost of owning machinery was the main focus of the latest AHDB cereal monitor farm group meeting.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland