Know How / Weather

Find out how extreme weather conditions from drought to flooding affect farmers across the UK and globally. Whether it’s due to climate change or seasonal weather, get advice on how to plan for the effect on your farm business, how to check insurance, and to get help during forage shortages.

Drought advice

Latest weather articles


Rain to offer relief for parched crops after driest May

An unsettled spell of weather forecast for the UK over the next 10 days is set to offer relief for parched crops after the sunniest spring on record – which…


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…


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…


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…

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