Contents tagged with drought

27 February 2019

2018 is likely to be remembered for some extreme weather. But how will that affect farming in 2019?

27 February 2019

The weather in the last year has been more challenging than most - how are its effects being felt farming?

16 June 2022

All the latest analysis on weather events and their effect on farming and growing

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.

25 September 2018

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

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

19 November 2020

The conserved forage requirements and stocks calculator can be used to calculate feed demand by entering livestock numbers and available feed supply.