Up to €2,500/ha paid by some vegetable growers to lease land
Amy Forde
Rental land for vegetable production needs to be suitable for vegetable growing and close to packing facilities to avoid excessive costs.
20 March 2023 News
Field vegetable production to fall 7% this year – Teagasc
A market response will be required to ensure the viability of an industry that puts local, nutritious, fresh, top-quality produce on the supermarket shelf, Teagasc has warned.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Inflation eating away at farm payments
Just over £300m in direct payments is due to come to NI farmers in 2023.
Price worries continue well after the panic has passed
The ECB is meeting today and they will have no good news for borrowers
15 March 2023 News
Profits at FBD hit by investment returns
Insurer noted strong customer retention and an increase in premiums.
10 March 2023 News
Michelin introduces new tyre size for agri sprayers
Following the launch of the Michelin SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation) in 2022, a new dimension has now been added to the range, namely the Michelin SprayBib CFO VF 710/60 R46.
9 March 2023 News
Watch out for policymakers trying to control agriculture prices
Unable to control energy prices, they may be ready to target farm profits.
8 March 2023 News
Global food prices fall for 11th consecutive month, as food price inflation soars
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation’s food price index fell again in February after significant declines in dairy product and vegetable oil prices.
7 March 2023 News
Yet another record high for grocery inflation in Ireland
Higher prices, rather than increased consumption, drives sales growth.
6 March 2023 News
Horticulture growers call for support amidst ‘horrendous’ costs
The fruit and vegetable supply chain is on a “knife edge” says one grower as rising gas, electricity, labour and packaging costs squeeze margins.
1 March 2023 News
Record Food price inflation in UK
While overall inflation has been in decline recently, food price inflation continues to increase in UK.
1 March 2023 News
New handling and tech kit from Claas
From loaders to terminals to central tyre inflation systems, Claas is continuing to update its broad range of equipment. Peter Thomas Keaveney travelled to Germany to find out more.
22 February 2023 News