RDP Marketing re-boots to tackle agribusiness’s challenge of the century

“Big issues are changing our business landscape,” says Angus Chalmers, Managing Director of RDP. “From climate change and sustainability to technological advances and the varied impacts of Covid-19 – now, more than ever, it’s important to stand apart from the crowd.” There will be winners and losers. Our experience tells us that those businesses that […]

New Agriculture & Land Use Alliance launches Countryside COP

New Agriculture & Land Use Alliance launches Countryside COP

The new Agriculture & Land Use Alliance (ALA) will host the first ever Countryside COP event to showcase and inspire net zero activity in rural communities and agri-food supply chains ahead of COP26 in November. The week of events, taking place between the 11-15 October 2021, will bring together different people, organisations, science, and knowledge […]

AIC calls on Government to work with industry to solve fertiliser crisis

AIC calls on Government to work with industry to solve fertiliser crisis

UK and several European fertiliser manufacturers have suspended fertiliser production due to unprecedented gas prices. This will have an impact on agriculture and food production. Ammonia, fertiliser and CO2 production is needed for growing and processing food and drink products. This includes CO2 for slaughterhouses, fertiliser for farmers and nitric acid in industrial chemicals. A […]

Getting your NPK levels right this season

Getting your NPK levels right this season

From mid-September onwards, spreading nitrogen (N) requires a little extra planning. Naturally, any cost needs to be justified by the expected growth response, but we also need to avoid excess N leaching and ensure everything that’s applied is fully utilised by the plant. According to Philip Cosgrave, Country Grassland Agronomist at Yara, the N rate […]

Yara expands its organic fertiliser offering by acquiring Finnish producer Ecolan

Yara expands its organic fertiliser offering by acquiring Finnish producer Ecolan

Yara has announced the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilisers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertiliser segment and reflects their commitment to playing a bigger role in organic farming and contributing to the circular economy. Yara works closely with partners throughout the food value chain to make food […]