Chemical Fertiliser

Reminder: Slurry spreading season opens next week

Reminder: Slurry spreading season opens next week

The prohibited application period for the spreading of slurry and other fertilisers is set to come to an end next...

January 6, 2022

Soil sampling to reduce your fertiliser bill

Soil sampling to reduce your fertiliser bill

Having your soil at the optimum pH value can go a long way to reducing chemical fertiliser bills on your...

December 27, 2021

Reduced nitrogen rates impact on grass quality

Reduced nitrogen rates impact on grass quality

Grass quality is vitally important on a dairy farm to maintain production and milk quality, while also reducing production costs....

November 28, 2021

Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Autumn is the ideal time to complete soil sampling

Using soil sampling to correct soil pH offers many benefits to farmers. This article will look at what those benefits...

September 18, 2021

Department: Fertiliser register ‘subject to due consideration’

Department: Fertiliser register ‘subject to due consideration’

The issue of a “fertiliser register” – a list linking fertiliser purchases to farmers’ herd numbers – will be subject...

February 5, 2021

Fertiliser prices steadily creep up…but why?

Fertiliser prices steadily creep up…but why?

Fertiliser prices are set to rise in the coming weeks, according to the Irish industry – with some already reporting...

February 2, 2021

Open season: When can you start spreading slurry?

Open season: When can you start spreading slurry?

The end of the closed period for slurry spreading, chemical fertiliser and farmyard manure is in sight, with spreading once...

January 10, 2021

Early application of N is beneficial…but should I spread?

Early application of N is beneficial…but should I spread?

With the closed period coming to an end on farms in Zone A, and with the remaining Zones due to...

January 9, 2021

16,000 tonnes of fertiliser arrives in Co. Waterford

16,000 tonnes of fertiliser arrives in Co. Waterford

A boat from north Africa has recently arrived in Belview Port, Co. Waterford. It is understood the boat is loaded...

November 1, 2018

2018 fertiliser prices to remain above last year’s levels

2018 fertiliser prices to remain above last year’s levels

Average annual fertiliser prices this year are anticipated to remain above the average 2017 level, according to a new report...

July 31, 2018

Extension to the chemical fertiliser application deadline called for

Extension to the chemical fertiliser application deadline called for

An extension to the closing date for the spreading of chemical fertiliser has been called for by Fianna Fail’s Jackie...

July 13, 2018