Contents tagged with straw

14 July 2021

Straw prices have continued to creep up, supported by lower yields of this seasons harvest tightening available supplies on the market.

7 August 2020

Livestock farmers are encouraged to forward buy or secure their straw requirement, or look at alternative bedding options for this coming winter, sooner rather than later.

9 June 2021

Northumberland grower Pip Robson is the new Monitor Farmer in the North East of the UK

17 June 2019

The pros and cons associated with the decision to incorporate or sell straw are outlined in an updated AHDB publication.

5 April 2024

Our analysts look at the latest trends in key farm inputs

20 June 2024

Our Harvest Toolkit includes a wealth of information on grain prices, harvest results, straw, grain sampling practice, grain storage and grain marketing

17 October 2018

Bedding has a significant bearing on animal health and welfare. The bedding materials directory provides a summary of the different materials that can be used in cattle and sheep housing.

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.

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.

8 March 2023

Here are the pros and cons associated with the decision to either incorporate or sell straw.

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