Contents tagged with weather

15 July 2021

As more farms transition to rotational grazing systems, providing shade for livestock during hot weather can be tricky due to a lack of trees or hedges.

4 June 2021

As the temperature begins to rise at last, remember that cows like to drink together, so water supplies should be sized to fit peak demand on a hot day.

16 June 2021

Having successfully dealt with a tricky start to spring, grass managers have two more challenges ahead: reducing supplements carefully during the mating season and managing a sudden surplus prudently.

7 May 2021

In yet another tricky forage year, it’s tempting to wish you’d kept more silage in stock to cover a drought.

5 May 2021

An article looking at the dry weather conditions and how to deal with the lack of rainfall.

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

14 July 2021

With temperatures plummeting down to as low as -18C in Texas, how has this impacted on the beef and dairy industries?

13 July 2021

GB daily deliveries dropped back in the week ending 13 February, reflecting the colder weather during this period.

6 November 2020

October has seen lift in overall tonnage traded, increasing 17% from September based on material moving through our weekly average price survey (WAPS) sample. Yet, the tonnage traded still lags 9% from the same period last year.

29 October 2020

To minimise wastage this winter, go back to basics and assess housing, as well as looking at alternatives.

2 October 2020

Joey Malone helped start a new 650-cow spring-block herd near Lockerbie three years ago, after working in New Zealand, and says he’s learnt a lot about managing grass in proper Scottish wet weather.

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