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Machinery
Krone breaks ground on €40m German warehouse despite political uncertainty
Gary Abbott
Krone has begun a €40m investment which will include a new parts warehouse, logistics centre and office space covering almost 7.5ha in Spelle, Germany.
30 March 2022 Markets
Grain Trends: futures drop while physical prices rise
Having remained largely flat for the second half of last week, futures prices lost ground on Tuesday, as war talks brought some hope of peace, but physical prices hold or strengthen.
30 March 2022 Markets
Ukraine-Russia negotiations put downward pressure on wheat markets
Grain markets continue to be very reactive to any new news which relates to the Ukraine – Russia war.
Eyes turn to Africa for fertiliser
Fertiliser availability looks like becoming an even bigger issue for Ireland as key players in fertiliser market no longer available to importers.
2 March 2022 News
Grain Trends: prices rise again with Black Sea tensions
Geopolitics continue to be the main driver of prices in wheat markets globally.
23 February 2022 Markets
Glyphosate supplies remain tight across the globe
Farmers and the trade have been dealing with a shortage of glyphosate in recent months and this looks set to continue.
16 February 2022 News
Tyre prices soar by up to 28% over the past 12 months
With tyre prices soaring by up to 28% in the past 12 months, Peter Thomas Keaveney and Gary Abbott take a look at what’s driving the price hikes and how much extra it’s costing the end-user.
9 February 2022 News
Commodities is all about logistics – Lowry
Logistics is playing a huge role in the current rise in commodity prices which are now at 10-year highs according to Eoin Lowry.
8 December 2021 News
Land availability set to affect food production capability
We have had peak oil and numerous other peaks in recent decades, now peak land availability may be set to alter land use decisions in the coming years.
24 November 2021 Markets
Tillage conference to go online
The Irish Tillage and Land Use Society’s winter conference looks to be the latest event to move online.
24 November 2021 News
ITLUS winter conference set for December
The annual Irish Tillage and Land Use Society winter conference is due to be held on 2 December in the Clonard Court hotel in Athy, Kildare and will cover a wide array of topics writes Stephen Robb.
10 November 2021 News
What has happened in global feed markets?
Tightness between supply and demand for grains and feeds has driven considerable price increases in recent months but now freight issues could add further pressures.
27 October 2021