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Silage wrap up €30/roll with costs set to further increase
Peter Thomas Keaveney
Silage wrap prices are up over 30% on last year, and manufacturers say they are set to further increase in the near future.
11 May 2022 News
Concrete for pit or plastic to wrap?
Farmers had the calculators out this week as they looked at the high cost of silage wrap.
23 March 2022 Northern Ireland
Silage bale wrap up £25 for 2022
The cost of plastic silage wrap is up by as much as £25 per roll when compared to 2021 prices.
Silage bale wrap up 25% on 2021
The cost of raw materials are driving retail price increase.
15 March 2022 News
No price increase in farm plastic disposal for 2022
Farm plastic recycling centres will be advertised from mid-March, with 95% of locations unchanged from last year.
2 March 2022 News
Farmers recycled plastic equivalent to 18m silage bales in 2021
Over a third of collected material was supplied to Irish recyclers for processing into a range of new products.
25 February 2022 News
NI roundup: Chestnutt bull sale, new QMS boss and hoggets rebound
News in-brief from across the farming and food sectors in Northern Ireland
2 February 2022 Northern Ireland
Lime spreading costs on the rise
The cost of spreading lime on agricultural land have increased as contractors face issues with supply.
26 January 2022 Northern Ireland
Kim Kardashian spotted in Offaly, still in Met Gala attire
Kim Kardashian was spotted strutting her stuff outside Grennans in Rath, where she modelled some silage wrap for her autumn winter collection.
17 September 2021 Dealer
Cloned credit cards involved in farm machinery and silage wrap fraud
Gardaí are appealing for vigilance following a number of fraudulent transactions targeting agribusinesses after up to €7,000 in silage wrap was purchased using cloned credit cards.
1 July 2021 News
Two arrests made in silage wrap fraud investigations
A man and a woman were detained at Cavan Garda Station as part of the investigation.
25 June 2021 News
Dairygold rolls out pink bales for Irish Cancer Society
Farmers across Ireland are being encouraged to use the pink bale wrap across the summer in an effort to draw attention to the early detection of breast cancer.
17 May 2021 News