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Northern Ireland
Fertiliser gets another price hike
Kieran Mailey
There have been further prices increases on chemical fertiliser this week with CAN up £20/t.
12 September 2022 News
Just one quarter of dairy farmers using protected urea
Sales of protected urea increased by 47%, but remain at extremely low levels in terms of overall nitrogen usage.
7 September 2022 News
Fertiliser prices jump €50/t
Seeing the largest increase, 10-10-20 is now costing farmers €1,000/t.
Grass+ Beef: rain arrives but grazing issues remain
Rainfall has been widespread across the country since late last week, but as farms “green up” supplementation needs to be maintained.
7 September 2022 Grass & feeding
Keep an eye on protected urea shelf life
Protected urea is a tool used to reduce ammonia emissions and can help to reduce nitrogen fertiliser rates.
31 August 2022 News
Grassland Agro to curtail fertiliser imports for now as gas prices spike
Liam Woulfe of Grassland Agro said it was “not credible” for companies to risk importing historic fertiliser volumes given the current level of volatility in global energy markets.
31 August 2022 News
Farmers cut nitrogen use by 19%, but low P and K sales a concern
Sales of protected urea are up, but are a long way off the target to have 100% of urea sold with an inhibitor by the end of 2023.
Farmers make moves to purchase fertiliser
Increased activity for fertiliser has been seen by both individual farmers and purchasing groups in recent weeks. Declan O'Brien and Rachel Donovan report.
17 August 2022 News
Grass+ Beef: enjoy the sunshine while it lasts
The country is enjoying beautiful summer conditions, and with rain on the way next week farmers should make the most of the fine weather.
10 August 2022 Grass & feeding
No letup in fertiliser price volatility
Surging European gas prices have rattled the urea market and driven prices upwards, writes Anne Finnegan.
3 August 2022 News
Cow retirement scheme on the cards
A retirement scheme for cows, genotyping all calves, feed additives and reducing artificial nitrogen were all discussed at the most recent Food Vision Dairy Group.
27 July 2022 News
Brazil looks to host Arab fertiliser plants
While Brazil's fertiliser need looks to be sorted for this year, the desire to reduce dependence on imports results in overtures to Arab producers.
6 July 2022 News