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Krone showcase wares in Kildare
Gary Abbott
Last week, Farmhand held a Krone demonstration day at UCD Lyons Farm in Co Kildare as part of a dealer training event. Gary Abbott travelled to see some of the latest Krone kit in action.
15 March 2022 News
Clarity needed on supply before fertiliser can be quoted
"Our priority is getting everyone fed to the end of April," one fertiliser importer said.
11 March 2022 News
Co-ops and merchants suspend fertiliser sales
A number of co-ops and merchants suspended fertiliser sales this week, as importers suspended pricing.
Cancelled boats and supply fears hit fertiliser market
Fertiliser importers are navigating sanctions on Russian manufacturers, shipping delays and rising prices as farmers move to source product. Barry Murphy and Rachel O’Donovan report.
2 March 2022 News
Conflict is driving international demand and price volatility
The Black Sea conflict is leading to huge uncertainty in terms of availability and price in international grain markets.
2 March 2022 News
Eyes turn to Africa for fertiliser
Fertiliser availability looks like becoming an even bigger issue for Ireland as key players in fertiliser market no longer available to importers.
2 March 2022 News
Farmers move to secure fertiliser as suppliers assess Russian conflict
There is a panic in the fertiliser merchant trade like never seen before, according to Gouldings managing director Liam Dunphy. Barry Murphy, Rachel Donovan and Declan O'Brien report.
25 February 2022 News
Oireachtais committee seeks meeting with EU Commission on fertiliser tariffs
As farmers and merchants become increasingly concerned about rising fertiliser costs, Senator Tim Lombard also calls for banks to offer solutions regarding fertiliser finance.
30 November 2021 News
Fertiliser supply chain creaking
Confidence has been rocked by a combination of dangerously low fertiliser stocks on international markets, record prices and shipping difficulties.
17 November 2021 News
Kverneland and Kubota acquire 80% of ROC
The Kverneland Group has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 80% of the shares in the ROC Company, the Italian merger manufacturer.
13 October 2021 News
Brexit impact on trade and shipping
CSO data this week points to a strengthening in trade between Northern Ireland (NI) and the Republic Of Ireland with the value of exports to NI up 43% and the value of imports from NI up 78%
18 August 2021 News
New import rules announced for certain EU trees and tree products
Minister Hackett has announced new rules requiring importers to notify the Department of the importation of certain plants from the EU.
8 July 2021 News