Weather news


Twitter round-up: Farmers battle in monsoon conditions

The recent wet weather has caused disruption on many farms across the country, with crops flooded, maize and potato harvesting halted and alternative feeding strategies being implemented on livestock enterprises.…


How extreme weather has hit UK and European potato yields

Potato yields are looking better in the UK than elsewhere in north-west Europe, where it is still too dry to lift crops.  The potato crop is forecast to be 3%…


Weather warning issued for wind and rain

A weather warning including gales and heavy rain has been issued by the Met Office for the weekend. Heavy rain over parts of Wales and northern England, with flooding likely…


£2m flood recovery fund opens for applications

A £2m recovery fund has opened for applications to help farmers hit by summer floods in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It means farmers who have suffered uninsurable damage to their property…