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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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Latest weather articles


EA boss under fire for 'misleading' soil erosion tweet

An Environment Agency (EA) boss has come under fire from farmers for posting photos of soil erosion on an arable farm, and suggesting it was caused by just 20mm of…


Before-and-after photos reveal effects of farm flooding

Dramatic before-and-after photographs have been captured on a North Yorkshire farm that was badly flooded during Storm Christoph. Newton Lodge Farm at Gatenby is bordered by Bedale Beck on the…


How on-farm weather data can improve crop management

Whether it is a text to alert you to the wind speed being too high to continue safely spraying, or understanding your cumulative rainfall over the past 24 or 48…


UK farmers braced for first autumn storm

A wet and windy week ahead is set to bring heavy rain across much of the country with farmers bracing themselves for the first autumn storm. See also: Exclusive survey…

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