Five cattle groups to potentially sell in spring
Kieran Mailey
Where cashflow is tight after a long, expensive winter, outlined are some options for farmers looking to offload cattle in the coming weeks to generate income.
12 March 2024 News
Fertiliser costs almost halved in year to January 2024 - CSO
Both input and output costs have fallen over the 12 months up to January 2024, according to the latest CSO data.
14 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Lakeland and Dale Farm increase January prices
Lakeland Dairies and Dale Farm have increased base prices for January supplies
Lower grain prices slow to impact feed trade
Prices for grain and proteins used in animal feed are falling in value, but will not impact ration prices until late spring.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Tirlán farmers share in €6m windfall
The trading bonus scheme payout will be worth €1,270 on average for the co-op’s 4,700 farmer shareholders.
7 February 2024 News
Price increases hit red diesel
Quotes for red diesel at fuel merchants in Northern Ireland have increased from early January.
31 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Cereal woes force tillage rethink
So does the Irish livestock industry really need an Irish tillage sector?
17 January 2024 Editorial
Counting the cost of keeping suckler cows
Based on typical inputs and current costs, what will it cost to keep suckler cows in 2024?
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Cashflow planning is key on dairy farms
With dairy farmers continuing to operate below the cost of production, industry consultants stressed the importance of good cashflow planning this spring.
10 January 2024 Northern Ireland
Five steps to benchmarking the farm
As a new year gets under way, January is a good time to benchmark the farm and get a handle on operating costs during 2023.
6 January 2024 Management
Merchants keen to shift fertiliser stocks
Farmers report that significant deals are available on fertiliser, as merchants look to stimulate sales.
20 December 2023 Northern Ireland
News in-brief from Northern Ireland
Round-up of weekly news from across the farming industry in Northern Ireland.
20 December 2023 Northern Ireland