Red diesel being poured© Tim Scrivener
Agricultural input costs rose by almost 5% in the year to September, with fuel prices increasing the most, according to the AF Group. Its AgInflation Index shows fuel prices up 11.5%, contributing 1.15 points to the overall inflation index. Rising brent crude oil prices and the devaluation of sterling against the US dollar in the first half of the year were the reasons for this. All product areas recorded in the index rose in price, with fertiliser up 8.7%, seed […]
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