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Northern Ireland
Completing a winter finishing budget for young bulls
Kieran Mailey
Higher feed costs will have a significant bearing on the break-even cost of finishing young bulls next spring. Kieran Mailey reports.
21 September 2022 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: drop in European grain harvest
Stark messages from the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres.
19 September 2022 News
Farmers to be excluded from €200m energy aid package
Companies which are involved in the processing and marketing of agricultural products will be able to avail of funding under the condition that it is not passed on to farmers.
The era of anything being easy for business is over
Increasing raw material costs, difficulty finding labour and an economic slowdown puts the brakes on corporate ambition.
14 September 2022 News
Farm input and output gap ‘widening’ - IFA
The Irish Farmers Association says the latest CSO figures on farm output and input prices mean the farm sector will need support to keep its head above water.
13 September 2022 News
Wicklow farmers face disaster, with 84% of milk in fixed-price schemes
A scheme designed to de-risk dairy farming has exposed some suppliers to financial ruin.
7 September 2022 News
Weekly podcast: water quality, organics and Netherlands protests
On this week’s podcast, we discuss water quality, the new organics scheme, farmer protests in the Netherlands and cashless banks.
22 July 2022 News
Components still an issue, while further machine price rises on the cards
Machinery importers and manufacturers were out in numbers at the FTMTA Farm Machinery Show last week. Peter Thomas Keaveney caught up with some to talk about the current challenges.
20 July 2022 Farm machinery
Red diesel prices continue to fall
The cost of fuelling farm machinery is coming down as the price of red diesel falls
20 July 2022 Northern Ireland
NI round-up: fertiliser, diesel and bale wrap prices
There are deals to be had for some key farming inputs this week.
22 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Dempsey at Large: fertilisers high on EU leaders’ radar
A shortage of nitrogen whether caused by scarcity or unaffordability will have an immediate effect on yield and supply.
22 June 2022 Viewpoints
Red diesel prices creep above £1/l
Rising crude oil price has seen quotes on red diesel creeping upwards in recent days
1 June 2022 Northern Ireland