Northern Ireland
Fertiliser prices ease as sales increase
Kieran Mailey
Fertiliser prices have seen significant discounts being applied, helping to boost sales going into April
3 April 2024 News
Sustainability schemes adding 0.5c/l to 1c/l on to milk price
Aidan Brennan looks at the various sustainability schemes in operation by dairy co-ops and milk processors.
28 March 2024 News
New urease inhibitor receives EU approval
The addition of the urease inhibitor Nitroshield produces an average emissions reduction of 70%, according to fertiliser company Omex.
Ground conditions back to square one as rainfall limits turnout
Heavy rain, particularly in the southern half of the country, has prevented more cattle being turned out or has resulted in rehousing of stock.
13 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Settled period may kickstart grazing for many
With single-digit rainfall levels for some counties in the next few days, it may be the opportunity to kickstart grazing for those in the northwest.
9 March 2024 Grass & feeding
Gentle start to grazing as ground remains tricky
With ground conditions still less than ideal, it has been a slow and tricky start to grazing on beef farms.
28 February 2024 Grass & feeding
Still a grab and go approach for grazing this week
Declan Collins looks at how farmers can improve graze outs in the coming week to prevent having to correct paddocks in the second rotation.
28 February 2024 Grass & feeding
Slump in fertiliser sales runs into March
Agri merchants continue to report low levels of buying interest in fertiliser across NI.
28 February 2024 Northern Ireland
Emissions from agriculture fell by 1.2% in 2022 - CCAC
Despite improvements in agriculture, the Climate Change Advisory Council is still concerned about Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions.
21 February 2024 News
Steps to improving farm N use efficiency in Shinagh
Kevin Ahern, farm manager at Shinagh Estates, and John McNamara, Teagasc, give an insight into N use efficiency.
19 February 2024 Fertilizers
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
New compound fertilisers available for protected urea
Declan Collins looks at what protected urea products are on the market for 2024 in Ireland and what they can do for soil health.
5 February 2024 Fertilizers