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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.

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Government provides further £6m to help flood-hit farmers

A £6m government fund to support farmers seriously affected by February’s record-breaking floods opened for applications on Thursday (18 June). Eligible farmers and landowners in parts of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire,…


Twitter round-up: Drought-hit crops desperate for rain

May 2020 has been the sunniest and driest calendar month on record, leaving growers across the UK in desperate need for rain to save their crops from the exceptionally dry…


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…

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