Northern Ireland
NI fertiliser deliveries hit another new low
Peter McCann
The new statistics back up reports from local merchants that fertiliser sales remained quiet throughout July, August, and September this year.
22 November 2023 Dealer
Changes continue at Boortmalt
Tom Bryan is departing Boortmalt after decades, Jeff O'Connor after months
Farm input suppliers crucial on climate targets – Donnelly
The Climate Change Advisory Council chair pointed out that farmers could not spread protected urea if merchants did not stock the product.
Fertiliser sales stall as forward purchasing collapses
While a lot of product was sold in August ahead of the new fertiliser register coming into force, merchants said demand has evaporated in September.
27 September 2023 News
Seed delays following weather-ravaged harvest
The rain-affected cereal harvest has seen some companies taking late delivery of grain destined for the seed market this autumn.
20 September 2023 Northern Ireland
'Apprehensions persist' among farmers ahead of new fertiliser rules - Collins
Farmers across Ireland will grapple with a fresh wave of bureaucratic demands as the national fertiliser register kicks in on Friday, Independent TD Michael Collins has said.
29 August 2023 News
'Avoid co-op floor rows' by registering for fertiliser database
According to Department of Agriculture figures up to 2 August 2023, 1,535 farmers have registered as professional fertiliser end users.
16 August 2023 News
Fertiliser prices jump up €20/t in parts
Fertiliser prices are creeping back up in price, after a welcome drop.
9 August 2023 News
2023 harvest is a grim warning
Tillage farmers may escape 2023 with their shirts on, but it should be regarded as a salutary warning that the sector is more fragile than it has ever been.
2 August 2023 Dealer
Department reminds farmers to register for fertiliser database
Farmers have just under one month to register for the new database to avoid being fined.
2 August 2023 News
Searching for the best grain in Co Wexford
Wexford IFA has launched an award for the best feed grain in the county. Merchants across the county will look for the best feed grain and there is a cash prize for the winners.
23 July 2023 News
In pictures: 36,000ac US cattle ranch wows potential buyers
A premium US cattle ranch has come on the market, with a guiding price of almost €53m.
22 July 2023 News