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Drought fears grow as dry spell continues

Government representatives and farm leaders are to discuss drought measures as a lack of rain further damages harvest prospects across the country. Low rainfall over recent weeks is expected to…

LIVESTOCK

Plan now for summer drought, livestock farmers told

Livestock farmers are being advised to start planning now for possible drought conditions over the summer months. A very dry spring has left many livestock farmers with limited grass growth…

WEATHER

Dry weather causing further anxiety for farmers

Growers are being told to expect further dry conditions over the next fortnight as the unusually dry spring looks set to continue. Cereal crops across large swathes of the country…

MAIZE

Hard frosts and freezing nights risk early maize damage

Recent cold weather has brought sub-zero temperatures and frosty nights to many UK farms, leaving maize crops vulnerable to damage as they emerge in the winter-like conditions, with temperatures reaching…

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