Contents tagged with drought

17 August 2018

Despite additional hectares of straw being made available by cereal growers, there is still likely to be a shortage due to lower yields and an increased requirement for feeding. This factsheet explains the importance of assessing your straw needs and planning for any deficit.

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.

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.

26 May 2020

With most of the country recently experiencing dry and warm conditions, it’s important to consider the affect heat can have on livestock. We’ve pulled together our top tips for cattle and sheep to prevent heat stress.

2 November 2018

What to look out for and how to handle your cattle during extreme weather events such as droughts and heat waves

22 November 2019

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

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