Fertiliser

Global fertiliser company to ramp up potash production

Global fertiliser company to ramp up potash production

Nutrien Ltd. has announced that it plans to increase fertiliser production capability in response to structural changes in global energy,...

June 10, 2022

Machinery Focus: Switching to liquid fertiliser with self-propelled SAM sprayer

Machinery Focus: Switching to liquid fertiliser with self-propelled SAM sprayer

With the dramatic increase in fertiliser costs, the spotlight has been turned on its efficient use like never before, and...

May 28, 2022

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Cereal acreage on the up in Northern Ireland

Co. Down agronomist, Richard Owens, has confirmed a significant increase in the cereal acreage grown in Northern Ireland this year....

May 20, 2022

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

FAO: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security

The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has called for greater funding for agriculture...

May 20, 2022

How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

How to obtain the best nitrogen use efficiency

High chemical-fertiliser prices have placed a focus on obtaining the best nitrogen use efficiency on dairy farms. Although fertiliser prices...

May 19, 2022

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

‘Agflation’ breaks through the 30% barrier

UK ‘agflation’ has been soaring since the beginning of the year and shows no sign of flattening off, according to...

May 17, 2022

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

This week’s Balmoral Show has seen a wide range of updates provided regarding the current state of agriculture in Northern...

May 13, 2022

Yara cuts ties with suppliers linked to Russian sanctions

Yara cuts ties with suppliers linked to Russian sanctions

Yara said that it has stopped all sourcing from suppliers linked to Russian sanctioned entities and persons. The Norwegian company,...

May 12, 2022

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

Experts warn that ‘excessive’ commodity speculation threatens food security

World leading food systems experts are today (Friday, May 6) warning “underlying rigidities, weaknesses and flaws in global food systems”...

May 6, 2022

Yara considers stock market listing for clean ammonia business

Yara considers stock market listing for clean ammonia business

Yara International ASA has today (Wednesday, May 4) announced that it is considering listing its clean ammonia business on the...

May 4, 2022

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

Watch: Farmland – machinery prices and farm costs

The latest episode of Farmland, which shines a light on how the current inflation and input crises are affecting two key areas...

April 26, 2022

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

The in-field sap testing of high value crops, such as potatoes and beet, is now being recommended by agronomists as...

April 23, 2022

High fertiliser costs create double need for top-level wheat disease management

High fertiliser costs create double need for top-level wheat disease management

High prices for fertiliser and grain are putting extra pressure on farmers not to let wheat yields slip through their...

April 22, 2022

Fertiliser changes are ‘positive for farmers’ – Batters

Fertiliser changes are ‘positive for farmers’ – Batters

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Minette Batters has said that farmers are experiencing “unprecedented costs when buying fertiliser, alongside tightening...

April 17, 2022

Government announces changes to fertilser use

Government announces changes to fertilser use

The government has announced steps to assist farmers with the availability of fertilisers for the coming growing season to help...

April 16, 2022

Checking the spreader to save on fertiliser costs

Checking the spreader to save on fertiliser costs

This year’s biggest challenge is turning out to be, not the weather, but the price of oil and gas. The...

April 13, 2022

Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

April is the month when winter barley crops develop the fastest and the demand for plant nutrition is at its...

April 11, 2022

Concern that NI farmers are not buying enough fertiliser

Concern that NI farmers are not buying enough fertiliser

There is a growing concern that farmers in Northern Ireland (NI) are not buying enough fertiliser to meet their full...

April 6, 2022