Fertiliser

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

Regulatory changes to use of urea fertiliser to be delayed

Regulatory changes to use of urea fertiliser to be delayed

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, George Eustice, has announced that changes to the use of urea fertiliser...

March 30, 2022

Fertiliser: International prices reach highest ever levels

Fertiliser: International prices reach highest ever levels

International prices for fertiliser have reached their highest levels ever, according to a key business and market intelligence company. CRU...

March 24, 2022

New JBS fertiliser facility has capacity to create 150,000t annually

New JBS fertiliser facility has capacity to create 150,000t annually

JBS has commenced production of a range of fertilisers at a £20 million production facility – Campo Forte Fertilizantes –...

March 21, 2022

Yara reports rise in fourth quarter earnings

Yara reports rise in fourth quarter earnings

Yara has today (Tuesday, February 8, 2022) reported improved fourth-quarter results as increases in prices more than offset the impact...

February 8, 2022

Are you wasting a third of the chemical fertiliser you spread?

Are you wasting a third of the chemical fertiliser you spread?

Chemical fertiliser is a hot topic at the minute in the agricultural sector, with concern over pricing in 2022 and...

January 28, 2022

Yara to wind-down sourcing of potash from Belarus

Yara to wind-down sourcing of potash from Belarus

Fertiliser giant, Yara, has announced today (January 10) that it is to wind down its 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

AgriSearch has commissioned a report to assess the impact of price increases on the economics of fertiliser application for grass...

December 21, 2021

UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

Reports have emerged this afternoon (September 21), claiming the UK government has struck a deal to reinstate carbon dioxide production....

September 21, 2021

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

Fertiliser giant Yara is to cut 40% of its European ammonia production by next week due to record natural gas...

September 17, 2021

Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

Fertiliser deliveries have increased again at the start of 2021 in Northern Ireland, according to the latest official fertiliser statistics....

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

Although in many parts of the country land is tender at best, in other parts ground is in reasonable condition....

May 28, 2021