Market corrections catch out farmers and merchants who forward bought fertiliser
Phelim O'Neill
Market correction in fertiliser prices penalises anyone holding expensively purchased stock.
15 March 2023 News
Green diesel prices stable at just over €1/l
Over the course of the past month, brent crude oil has fluctuated from $79-86/barrel, equating to a current green diesel price of €1.01/l to €1.05/l (VAT inclusive) across the country.
11 January 2023 News
Agri-food exports soar to record €16.7bn
The EU and international markets account for 34% of agri-food exports each, with the UK coming in as the destination for 32% of the sector's shipments by value.
Grain Trends: futures up but physicals down
There is an ongoing tug of war between the supply and demand sides of the market
23 November 2022 Markets
Letter regarding Tirlán fixed milk price scheme
"Many farmers, particularly new entrants, rely heavily on their own co-op advisers and elected co-op farmer representatives for guidance." - Eugene Lawler, Ballitore, Co Kildare.
9 November 2022 Letters
Pig crisis shows no signs of abating
There was little cause for pig farmer optimism at the Teagasc national pig conference on Tuesday, where farmers were told that pig price signals were not encouraging.
19 October 2022 Pigs
An extreme 14 months in the Irish pig sector – the learnings so far
The current financial situation facing pig producers is unprecedented in living memory, writes Teagasc Moorepark's Michael McKeon.
19 October 2022 Pigs
Grain Trends: another week of big price movements
Markets continue to show high volatility, with increased tensions in the Black Sea region being a major concern.
12 October 2022 Markets