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Cost of making silage at €32.50/bale
Gary Abbott
The price of making round baled silage this summer is set to cost in the region of €29/bale to €32.50/bale excluding land charges.
17 April 2024 News
Silage wrap back by €10/roll to €13/roll, but plastic levy sees further increase
Depending on the brand, silage wrap prices for 2024 are trading in the region of €98/roll to €105/roll, down over €10/roll on 2023. However, the plastic levy has increased to €8.22/roll (including VAT).
17 April 2024 News
Water, Halter and global competitiveness
New Zealand dairy farmer and Fonterra board member, Leonie Guiney has some advice for Irish farmers battling the current wet weather conditions.
Up to £20/t to come off livestock rations
Livestock rations will see significant price cuts being applied from 1 May in NI.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Supermarkets are not profiteering, MLAs told
Analysis by the Competitions and Markets Authority has found supermarkets have not used food price inflation to grow their profits.
17 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Farm building approvals rise but overall build area declines
Although there were an additional 70 planning permissions granted in 2023 for agricultural buildings, the overall area of buildings constructed has decreased, reports Martin Merrick.
17 April 2024 Buildings
Lakeland reports an €8m loss for 2023
Cross-border dairy processor said that loss was driven by exceptional items.
17 April 2024 News
Restructuring costs push Lakeland to loss in difficult year
Cross-border dairy processor said that post-tax €8m loss was driven by exceptional items.
17 April 2024 News
The bill for a changing climate is starting to come due
More developed countries face higher costs for maintaining infrastructure.
10 April 2024 Sustainability
Buying stores to graze: Do the costs stack?
Where farmers are planning to purchase store cattle to graze and finish, doing up a budget before buying is advised. Kieran Mailey reports.
10 April 2024 Northern Ireland
Ornua rises PPI for March
Ornua’s estimate of member co-op processing costs was 8.95c/l, excluding VAT, in March.
10 April 2024 News
Farmers squeezed on cashflow should engage urgently with banks – BOI
Overdraft extensions and flexible-term loans are among the options the bank offers to farmers.
8 April 2024 News