Is it going to rain again or is this 1976 mark 2??

The good weather that never comes, always next week, until next week arrives, yesterday was like October here, nearly June and only a month till longest day and still no heat to grow things up here, silage is going to be light this year for sure.
 

Werzle

Member
Location
Midlands
The good weather that never comes, always next week, until next week arrives, yesterday was like October here, nearly June and only a month till longest day and still no heat to grow things up here, silage is going to be light this year for sure.
Young leys around here have gone flat and the dairy boys will be worrying about losing quality ,and about the knock on affect to 2nd,3rd cuts. First week of sunshine and it will go mad with late maiz being planted and silage kit going in all directions
 

Hfd Cattle

Member
Location
Hereford
Young leys around here have gone flat and the dairy boys will be worrying about losing quality ,and about the knock on affect to 2nd,3rd cuts. First week of sunshine and it will go mad with late maiz being planted and silage kit going in all directions
Will be a busy time when the sun shines !
 

puppet

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Livestock Farmer
Location
sw scotland
The rain has been welcome. Grass coming now and unlike January one fine day dries the top really quickly. It will even out.
I don't think this is so unusual for the UK in my lifetime. Always been crap weather round here.
Bliddy Atlantic :mad:
 

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed.

The survey, based on over 15,000 responses, concentrates on the health and well-being of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s.

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is a national charity that provides support to the farming community across England and Wales.

Mental health​


Mental well-being, the survey notes, describes our ability to cope with the ‘ups and downs’ of everyday life.

According to the survey, 14% of the farming community is ‘possibly depressed’ while...
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