Average Grassland Yields in Switzerland Shaped by Summer Drought

Roughage Production

Dry summers can see a loss of up to 25% of total Swiss roughage production. This is because grassland yields are strongly correlated with summer drought, as shown by a new analysis conducted by Agroscope and the Swiss Farmers’ Union.


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Agriculture under Climate Change

It can be assumed that climatic conditions will change noticeably over the coming decades, with consequences for Swiss agriculture as well.


Last modification 25.08.2022

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