Ukraine-Russia War Damages Food Security

Vladamir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is impacting food prices and leading to concerns over global food security. Food prices were rising sharply before the invasion, largely to due rising energy prices but it is now driving fuel, fertiliser, and food prices even higher. Ukraine’s new agriculture minister Mykola Solskyi has said that Ukraine’s ability to […]

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Fertiliser Use in the UK

DEFRA have published the latest data on the use of fertiliser in UK agriculture. Long term data shows that the use of Nitrogen fertiliser on crops and grass on UK farms peaked in the mid 1980s at 1,674 thousand tonnes, when concerns over the impact on the environment, policy changes, and economic pressures lead to […]