Latest drought articles

27 September 2018

Knowledge Transfer Manager Kate Mackenzie talks to consultant Andre Van Barneveld at a recent grazing meeting about his top tips for managing grass over the Autumn following the hot and dry summer, and hears how farmers are coping.

25 September 2018

Average grass growth decreased slightly since last week by just over 3 kg DM/ha to 45.6 kg DM/ha, slightly lower than at the 47 kg DM/ha recorded at the same time last year.

10 September 2018

Industry research and innovation on alternatives to using peat in commercial horticulture will be showcased at a series of AHDB events this autumn.

28 August 2018

We caught up with Strategic Dairy Farmers Tom and Karen Halton to see how they've been coping with the the summer drought

25 September 2018

Recently the European Commission commissioned research into pasture productivity for Europe.

22 August 2018

AHDB has released a checklist to give farmers practical advice on how to manage if affected by a lack of straw this winter.

15 August 2018

This year the weather has reached highs and lows, both in terms of temperature and rainfall

14 August 2018

We've caught up with more of our Farm Excellence network to find out more about the impact the hot weather is having on the farms.

6 August 2018

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) estimates that the total area in Great Britain planted with potatoes is 119,000 hectares(ha), a fall of three per cent on the previous year

8 August 2018

This article by our Market Intelligence team looks into the impact of the heatwave on ewe feed usage.

8 August 2018

Insight into how the drought affects cattle feed usage.

8 August 2018

Views from across our Farm Excellence network on the 2018 heat wave and resulting drought