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Exclusive: allegations of emerging black market for fertiliser
Declan O’Brien
Farmers are using Northern Irish merchants to purchase 'off the record' fertiliser.
Price increases imminent for nitrogen fertiliser
Reports indicate nitrogen fertiliser prices look set to rise before the start of July.
19 June 2024 News
Tirlán acquires Holland Agri in Co Kilkenny
The business was operated and owned by John Holland who will be joining Tirlán to oversee the transition.
Debt levels up at farm service providers
Small businesses must stand up for themselves and complete cash flows.
15 May 2024 Viewpoints
Up to £20/t to come off livestock rations
Livestock rations will see significant price cuts being applied from 1 May in NI.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Farmers need finance more than fodder
The winter looks like it may be coming to an end, but the long shadow cast by the last 18 months means farmers need financial backing. So how about a low-interest loan fund for smaller farmers?
10 April 2024 Dealer
Fertiliser prices ease as sales increase
Fertiliser prices have seen significant discounts being applied, helping to boost sales going into April
3 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Silage stocks tighten as rain persists
There has to be a contingency plan in place if this weather is to continue, it’s a big challenge out there at the moment, IFA representatives say.
2 April 2024 News
Straw prices steady as demand slows
Buying demand for straw has slowed during March, helping to settle prices
13 March 2024 Northern Ireland
IFA calls on farmers to shop around for inputs
The call comes after the association’s farm business committee found that there is a significant price range for key farm inputs this spring.
27 February 2024 News
Your supplier is not your bank
In many cases, farmers would be better getting a bank loan than relying on trade credit.
14 February 2024 News
Over 3,500t of fertiliser imported from Northern Ireland
The National Fertiliser Database came into effect last September in order to record all fertiliser sales along the supply chain.
14 February 2024 News