Fertiliser

Yara to wind-down sourcing of potash from Belarus

Yara to wind-down sourcing of potash from Belarus

January 10, 2022

AgriSearch commissions report on the impact of fertiliser prices

AgriSearch commissions report on the impact of fertiliser prices

December 21, 2021

UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

September 21, 2021

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

September 17, 2021

Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

June 11, 2021

Fertiliser spreader checks should be prioritised to reap financial rewards

Fertiliser spreader checks should be prioritised to reap financial rewards

Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders pre-application could be losing up to £100/ha. This is the warning from Dale Shaw, machinery...

May 29, 2021

Time to get maximum benefit out of your fertiliser

Time to get maximum benefit out of your fertiliser

May 28, 2021

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the level of bacteria in soil

Chemical fertilisers reduce the number of nutrient solubilising bacteria associated with the roots of wheat, according to new research. A...

March 22, 2021

Could soybean become a mainstream tillage option?

Could soybean become a mainstream tillage option?

A recent report from Rothamsted Research indicates that climate change could make soybean production a viable crop option in places...

February 16, 2021

Cutting-edge tool launched to reduce fertiliser damage to the environment

Cutting-edge tool launched to reduce fertiliser damage to the environment

Leading Scottish scientists have invented a new cutting-edge tool to help farmers find the safest way to use organic waste...

January 17, 2021

Risk factors associated with pesticides on the decline

Risk factors associated with pesticides on the decline

The European Commission has published updated EU Harmonised Risk Indicators for pesticides, covering the period 2011 to 2018. The figures...

December 30, 2020

Get soil sampling this autumn

Get soil sampling this autumn

Autumn is an ideal time for soil sampling. Soils are warm and the results will come back to allow for...

September 16, 2020

Have you checked your fertiliser spread pattern lately?

Have you checked your fertiliser spread pattern lately?

Fertiliser spread patterns should be checked on a regular basis. Farmers all over the country are spreading fertiliser on grassland...

April 12, 2020

What fertiliser do I need to spread to grow a crop of first-cut silage?

What fertiliser do I need to spread to grow a crop of first-cut silage?

By Mark Plunkett, Teagasc soil and plant nutrition specialist Grass silage has a large nutrient demand and adequate nitrogen (N),...

March 30, 2020

New fertiliser – made from used batteries – to hit the market

New fertiliser – made from used batteries – to hit the market

A company in Finland has developed a new type of zinc and manganese-based fertiliser – made from ordinary, everyday alkaline...

April 12, 2019

New area manager appointed to Yara’s NI division

New area manager appointed to Yara’s NI division

Yara Ireland has recently appointed Alan Turkington to the position of area manager for Northern Ireland. According to a statement from...

October 31, 2018

Is your fertiliser spreader set up correctly?

Is your fertiliser spreader set up correctly?

Fertiliser is a costly commodity and farmers should aim to get the most out of it. With this in mind,...

April 2, 2018

‘Ditching CAN to tackle ammonia could do more damage than good’

‘Ditching CAN to tackle ammonia could do more damage than good’

Ditching calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) in favour of stabilised urea – as outlined in ammonia recommendations earlier this year could...

February 12, 2018