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Green diesel prices drop by up to 30c/l in three weeks
Peter Thomas Keaveney
A reduced demand in China coupled with a strengthening of the euro against the dollar has seen green diesel prices drop by as much as 30c/l in three weeks, write Peter Thomas Keaveney Gary Abbott.
23 November 2022 Editorial
Tillage scheme a positive but leaves farmers in a quandary none the less
With many challenges impacting food production, Rachael Doak wants people to understand how much of an impact politics and war have on farming
22 November 2022 News
Agri-food exceptions to trade sanctions found to have worked
Carve-outs in trade sanctions for food and fertiliser have sustained exports and offsets have also been key, writes Anne Finnegan.
McConalogue ‘open’ to mobilising crisis reserve in 2023
The Commissioner has suggested that the crisis reserve could be mobilised to help farmers cope with high fertiliser prices in 2023.
21 November 2022 News
Ukrainian agriculture loses €33bn due to war
Ukraine’s Ministry of Agrarian Policy has published its analysis of income and production losses hitting its farmers due to the ongoing war.
19 November 2022 News
Agreement reached to extend Black Sea grain deal
There was relief for world food supply as Black Sea grain deal extended. Now the fertiliser crunch must be resolved, writes Anne Finnegan, policy analyst
17 November 2022 News
Deal likely between Russia and Ukraine on Black Sea Grain exports
Extension of the Black Sea Grain deal is likely, with the resumption of Russian trade a key focus.
16 November 2022 News
Russia planning to tax fertiliser exports
The move would affect the global fertiliser trade and could have implications for Irish buyers.
11 November 2022 News
State bodies could bulk buy fertiliser to sell cheaper to farmers - EU
Next year, €450m will be available for the EU's farmers in crisis reserve cash, if member states and the Commission agree on mobilising the fund.
11 November 2022 News
Ukraine’s farmers: 'too many people are dependent on us to quit'
Ukrainian farmers continue to adapt to the challenges Russia’s invasion has brought them but export logistics continue to impact profitability. Barry Murphy reports.
9 November 2022 News
Sanctions and morality in trade
Importing fertiliser from Russia has raised the question about the morality, as well as the legality, of this trade.
6 November 2022 News
Aurivo, Dairygold and Lakeland not ruling out Russian fertiliser
Some of Ireland’s main co-ops have not ruled out sourcing Russian fertiliser for sale to farmers.
2 November 2022 News