Five tips for closing up second-cut silage
Kieran Mailey
Where farmers are just finishing first-cut silage this week, outlined are some tips to keep in mind if fields will be closed for a second cut.
24 May 2023 News
Fertiliser flying out merchants' gates as prices wane
Serious price drops are also being experienced with CAN now trading as low as €470/t, down from over €600/t just six weeks ago.
25 April 2023 Management
Grass tetany risk on the increase
Increasing grass growth, lush swards and changeable weather will see the risk of tetany increasing where lactating cows are are grazing.
Fertiliser window with settled weather forecast
Settled weather is expected over the Easter period which should see an improvement in ground conditions and provide an opportunity to spread fertiliser.
4 April 2023 Grass & feeding
Nitrogen fertiliser falls to £535/t
CAN, urea and grassland compounds continue to see significant price cuts this spring
8 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Physical checks important for healthy soils
Improving soil health was the main topic of discussion during the most recent AHDB cereal monitor farm meeting at Limavady.
1 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Urea below £500/t for autumn 2023
Farmers in Britain buying nitrogen fertiliser for autumn delivery are seeing major price cuts.
8 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Uncertainty in market, claims fertiliser chief
David Wright reports from the annual conference organised by the Ulster Arable Society, CAFRE and the Ulster Farmers’ Union.
1 February 2023 Northern Ireland
Five tips for slurry spreading in early spring
With the slurry season kicking off next weekend, outlined are some things to keep in mind.
7 January 2023 Management
Using lime to improve soil health
Soil health was the core topic during a recent webinar with speakers outlining the importance of lime. Kieran Mailey reports.
28 December 2022 Northern Ireland
Global fertiliser prices continue to slide but volatility persists
Buyers are standing back from the market as global fertiliser prices continue to fall.
21 December 2022 News