Contents tagged with drought

13 August 2021

Here are some practical steps you can take to minimise heat stress in outdoor pigs

13 August 2021

Stress from overheating can have a serious effect on your indoor herds, leading to reduced fertility, poor growth rates and even death. Find out what you can do to minimize the risk.

13 August 2021

Find out how to identify heat stress and what you can do to minimise the risk.

15 April 2021

Webinar discussing how farmers have adapted to cope with drought and flooding on their farms and the practical changes made to withstand these weather event

8 April 2021

Panel of livestock farmers talk about how they have adapted to cope with drought and flooding on their farms and the practical changes made to withstand these weather events

20 August 2020

Extreme weather can quickly affect soil conditions and crops. During periods of drought or prolonged rainfall famers and growers often ask AHDB how they should be managing their soils.

16 June 2020

In response to the continued dry weather through May, the EU’s Crop Monitoring (MARS) service has further downgraded its forecasts for UK crop yields, including spring barley.

5 May 2021

Forward planning is critical for Chris and Sarah Berry from Exeter who are aiming to increase output and reduce costs. After recently taking on full-time management of Higher Thornton Farm in Devon, Chris is aiming to improve their resilience to dry weather through diverse swards and grazing management

2 June 2020

GrasscheckGB farmer gives us an update on the continued dry weather situation on-farm

2 June 2020

Join Leah Shanks, AHDB Beef & Lamb knowledge exchange manager as she chats to colleagues and farmers about how the drought could affect farming this season.

29 May 2020

The weather is certainly throwing some challenges our way this year and the biggest impact is the reduced grass growth.

29 May 2020

We have gone from the wettest February to the driest April and May, and it doesn’t look as though there is rain coming anytime soon.

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