Northern Ireland
Fertiliser price dip does little for breakeven costs
Kieran Mailey
Nitrogen prices have fallen in NI, but have had little effect on break-even production costs.
Sharp drop in CAN price as sales slump
Fertiliser prices are down as merchants report little demand from farmers.
9 May 2022 Management
Dairy Management: good time to do a cashflow forecast
Milk prices are high but so too are input prices and cash is in big demand, writes Aidan Brennan.
Editorial: organics look like the only future for suckling
Looking beyond the current year, the Teagasc 2027 roadmap for suckling continues to question the economic benefits of operating at high stocking levels.
4 May 2022 Editorial
Higher margins with less stock in 2022 – Teagasc analysis
Adam Woods takes a look at some analysis by Teagasc researchers in Grange on the current economics of beef production systems.
4 May 2022 Management
Nitrogen prices drop below £800/t
A lack of demand has seen fertiliser prices in NI easing by £100/t on the previous month.
13 April 2022 Northern Ireland
Dairy Trends: commodity price continues to climb
With warnings that dairy prices could overheat on everyone's lips, the market is not seeing any negative effect just yet anyway.
6 April 2022 News
‘Substantial’ milk price increase justified by Ornua PPI – IFA
The IFA has called on processors to increase milk prices to reflect the rise in the Ornua PPI.
6 April 2022 News
IFA demands potato price rise from retail trade
Planting, harvesting and storage costs for this year's potato crop to reach €5,000/ac as input prices soar.
30 March 2022 News
What will it cost to make silage this year?
Teagasc experts Peter Doyle, Tomás Tubritt, Nicky Byrne, Michael O’Donovan and Paul Crosson look at the cost of producing home grown feeds on Irish farms with higher input prices.
30 March 2022 Grass & feeding
Buying store cattle to graze and finish in 2022
With livestock marts seeing plenty of cattle offered for sale, Kieran Mailey takes a look at the economics of buying stores to graze and finish this winter.
30 March 2022 Northern Ireland
What will it cost to keep suckler cows in 2022?
KIeran Mailey takes a look at the impact of higher input prices on the cost of keeping suckler cows in 2022.
23 March 2022 Northern Ireland