A hay bale in a flooded field© Global Warming Images/REX/Shutterstock
Farmers in south-west Scotland are desperately short of forage and face soaring feed costs after silage making in the summer was hit by torrential rain. Met Office figures show the bad weather first struck in late May just as many farms north of the border were planning to make first-cut silage. June had the highest rainfall on record and the rest of the summer was dogged by sharp downpours which topped up already saturated fields.  Other areas such as north […]
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