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Machinery
Calculating fuel consumption with fuel management system
Gary Abbott
With this year’s abnormally high diesel prices, many contractors and farmers need to keep a closer watch in the way which fuel is managed.
Showtime buzz returns to Balmoral
Northern Ireland's largest agricultural show returned to its usual mid-May slot on Wednesday.
4 May 2022 Markets
Potato area expected to be down this year - IFA
IFA potato market report 04.05.22.
Inputs crisis will cause farmers to 'go out of business' - IFA
Rose Mary McDonagh said that aggregate farm input costs have risen by nearly 30%, while farm output prices only rose by 19.2%.
21 April 2022 News
Cashflow the main concern in 2022
David Wright reports from an Institute of Agricultural Management event which looked at potential farmer returns in 2022.
6 April 2022 News
Dairy Trends: prices push on further – even for cheese
Milk price at the farmgate continues to track upwards following commodity prices. However, the retail price is not yet matching the commodity price increases.
23 March 2022 Markets
Land market keeps defying the odds
Looking at the margins in farming, the price of productive land makes no sense
15 March 2022 Opinion
Grain price rise not carrying increased costs
Suggestions that higher grain prices will lead to higher profitability from grain in 2022 are unfounded because of even higher production costs.
15 March 2022 News
How to mitigate increased input prices on suckler farms
Increased input costs are going to eat into profit margins this year. Declan Marren looks at some ways to minimise their negative effect.
9 March 2022 Management
Watch back: finish or feed on webinar
This week's webinar focused on winter finishing, beef markets, world trade and beef price prospects for the rest of the year.
23 February 2022 News
Cereal crop variable costs 37% higher for 2022
While it will not come as a surprise to hear that variable costs will be up considerably for 2022, growers need to be open to crop choices that help to either reduce costs or increase income.
16 February 2022 Crops
Farmer margins squeezed for 2022
Jack Kennedy warns of some skyrocketing input costs in 2022, which are leading to a cost-price squeeze on farms.
9 February 2022 News