Drought - feed and fodder
Drought - Feed and fodder resources
Liz Genever, AHDB Beef & Lamb Senior Scientist, looks at the current weather conditions and suggests ways in which farmers can tackle some of the difficult decisions that will need to made
The recent hot weather and low rainfall has resulted in an agricultural drought situation with soil moisture at the end of June the driest on record for the UK as a whole.
For many there is no grazing for milking cows, but farmers should also consider grass availability for dry cows and for youngstock.