Fertiliser

Minister launches Soils, Nutrients and Fertiliser Campaign

Minister launches Soils, Nutrients and Fertiliser Campaign

A new Soils, Nutrients and Fertiliser Campaign for 2022 has been officially launched by Minister for Agriculture, Food and the...

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Managing the credit challenge facing Irish growers

Managing the credit challenge facing Irish growers

A recent Teagasc webinar gave three finance experts an opportunity to discuss how growers can best manage the credit challenge...

January 24, 2022

‘Not spreading fertiliser will end up biting you’

‘Not spreading fertiliser will end up biting you’

The price of chemical fertiliser has many farmers wondering about measures they can take to reduce costs for 2022. At...

January 24, 2022

Phosphorous and potassium requirements for cereal crops in 2022

Phosphorous and potassium requirements for cereal crops in 2022

The latest Teagasc crops update reviews the range of phosphorous (P) and potassium (K) requirements that will deliver optimal results...

January 21, 2022

Fertiliser loan scheme with Cultivate to begin on January 31

Fertiliser loan scheme with Cultivate to begin on January 31

Cultivate chairman and former president of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Joe Healy, has confirmed that the organisation’s ‘fertiliser loan’...

January 18, 2022

Buying fertiliser? Issue of supply to dominate in coming weeks

Buying fertiliser? Issue of supply to dominate in coming weeks

Farmers would be strongly advised to take a ‘wait and see’ attitude when it comes to buying fertiliser over the...

January 18, 2022

Strengthening grain prices will ‘deaden’ the impact of nitrogen price rises

Strengthening grain prices will ‘deaden’ the impact of nitrogen price rises

Teagasc’s Richie Hackett has confirmed that strengthening grain prices will, to some extent, “deaden” the impact of the nitrogen (N)...

January 17, 2022

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, is expected to raise Irish concerns about the ongoing impact...

January 17, 2022

Fertiliser application strategies for crops other than cereals

Fertiliser application strategies for crops other than cereals

Teagasc research scientist Dermot Forristal has looked at the fertiliser application strategies for crops other than cereals. Courtesy of his...

January 17, 2022

Students trial waste milk and anaerobic digestate fertiliser

Students trial waste milk and anaerobic digestate fertiliser

As part of the 58th BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) 2022, two students from Co. Roscommon put forward...

January 15, 2022

Conference hears that lime on conacre ground is worthwhile

Conference hears that lime on conacre ground is worthwhile

Teagasc soil specialist, David Law, has dispelled the old myth that spreading lime on conacre ground cannot be justified on...

January 13, 2022

Using slurry to offset 170% increase in fertiliser prices

Using slurry to offset 170% increase in fertiliser prices

Slurry season is fast approaching on farms, with the official start day of tomorrow, Thursday, January 13. Ahead of this...

January 12, 2022

How much fertiliser nitrogen should you sow on cereal crops?

How much fertiliser nitrogen should you sow on cereal crops?

All tillage farmers will be aware of the recent hikes in fertiliser nitrogen (N) prices and the impact this will...

January 10, 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

Fertiliser prices impact farmers and consumers – McGuinness

Fertiliser prices impact farmers and consumers – McGuinness

The sharp increase in the price of fertiliser will have an impact on both farmers and consumers this year, according...

January 5, 2022

Nitrogen prices up 250% relative to this time last year

Nitrogen prices up 250% relative to this time last year

Nitrogen prices are up 250% relative to this time last year, according to Teagasc tillage specialist, Ciaran Collins. Speaking on...

January 4, 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

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