Contents tagged with drought

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.

13 July 2022

Top tips for managing beef and sheep grazing during dry weather

28 May 2020

The continued lack of significant rainfall in the UK has raised concerns for the quality of the quality of the planted crop.

22 May 2020

In the latest ADAS Crop Condition report, 26% of winter wheat is rated ‘very poor’ or ‘poor’, this is a considerably large increase from last year when it was 5%.

26 May 2020

An article looking at how you can manage prolonged dry conditions on - farm.

22 May 2020

The closure of the food service industry for almost two months now has reduced demand for meat and grain products. The impact of coronavirus on meat and dairy production will likely translate to a fall in demand for feed grains.

2 February 2023

Useful advice to help livestock farmers, deal with, or plan for, water supply disruption.

18 November 2019

If grass growth is not meeting animal demand, it’s important to take action. Read how to build up your grass covers in this section.

27 May 2020

In warm or bright conditions, when there is heat and light intensity, calves are at risk of heat stress. During these periods, energy is used to lose heat from the body by sweating and increasing respiratory rate.

24 July 2019

Our water resources specialist has provided some advice to help businesses in areas affected by water use restrictions.