Fertiliser

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

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

Fertiliser sales up 25% this year amid increased prices

Fertiliser sales up 25% this year amid increased prices

Fertiliser sales are up 25% from October 2020 to March 2021, compared with the same period in 2019 and 2020,...

May 25, 2021

Grass Growth Series: Fertiliser applications on second cuts

Grass Growth Series: Fertiliser applications on second cuts

This article is part of a Grass Growth series in association with Yara. It’s fair to say, that first cut...

May 21, 2021

Some of the factors affecting grass growth

Some of the factors affecting grass growth

The amount of grass that is grown on a farm is influenced by a range of factors, with each year...

May 15, 2021

ReNu2Farm: Irish university explores Recycling Derived Fertilisers

ReNu2Farm: Irish university explores Recycling Derived Fertilisers

Recycling Derived Fertilisers (RDFs) have been the key focus for an Irish university seeking to boost sustainability on farms in...

May 12, 2021

Fertiliser quality traits: Do you know what to look out for?

Fertiliser quality traits: Do you know what to look out for?

Fertiliser quality – and knowing what characteristics to look out for when calibrating – is the subject of the latest...

May 5, 2021

Opinion: Protected urea is the future

Opinion: Protected urea is the future

Matters seem to have settled within the fertiliser industry regarding the availability of protected urea this year. AgriLand gave the...

May 4, 2021

Agricultural Price Index for inputs increased by 1.4% in February

Agricultural Price Index for inputs increased by 1.4% in February

The agricultural output price index increased by 1.8% in February 2021 compared with January 2021, according to the latest data...

April 13, 2021

EU anti-dumping tariff move ‘driving up fertiliser prices’

EU anti-dumping tariff move ‘driving up fertiliser prices’

The European Commission’s decision in December to prolong anti-dumping tariffs on ammonium nitrate from Russia for another five years “has...

April 1, 2021

The benefits of spreading protected urea this spring

The benefits of spreading protected urea this spring

With soils requiring an extra mineral boost on farms this spring to aid grass production, it’s time to take a...

March 29, 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. The...

March 22, 2021

Don’t waste fertiliser due to incorrect spreader set-up

Don’t waste fertiliser due to incorrect spreader set-up

Start the spreading season off on a high with the correct set-up of your fertiliser spreader. Although the current wet...

March 15, 2021

Easyfix acquires the ‘Aeromix’ slurry management system  

Easyfix acquires the ‘Aeromix’ slurry management system  

Ballinasloe-based Easyfix, a leading manufacturer of livestock comfort products, has announced the acquisition of Ameram Slurry Limited’s Aeromix system with...

March 13, 2021

Maximising the use of clover to replace N fertiliser

Maximising the use of clover to replace N fertiliser

The use of clover in grassland to replace fertiliser nitrogen (N) can substantially lower greenhouse gas (GHG) and ammonia emissions...

March 12, 2021

Fertiliser and growth regulator management of winter barley crops

Fertiliser and growth regulator management of winter barley crops

According to Tullamore-based Teagasc tillage advisor, John Kelly, winter barley crops should be producing between four and five tillers at...

March 9, 2021

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Fertiliser recommendations for winter oat crops

Teagasc advisors have been walking crops the length of the country over recent weeks with the aim of providing growers...

March 4, 2021

Spring fertiliser application on sheep farms: What should I be targeting?

Spring fertiliser application on sheep farms: What should I be targeting?

It’s been a challenging time this past while with the poor weather leaving ground conditions very wet and soft and...

February 25, 2021