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.

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Safety warnings issued as temperatures soar

The NFU has urged workers to cut the risks of exposure to the sun as the Met Office issued its first ever extreme heat warning. Forecasts suggested temperatures could hit…


Mock 2050 weather forecast highlights climate challenge

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has filmed a future weather forecast to highlight the need for farmers to have their fair share of water for efficient crop and livestock production.…


Empower farmers to carry out water and flood management - CLA

Government agencies must work more closely with farmers and landowners, and empower them to carry out low-risk flood defence work, according to a new report released by the Country Land…


Cold spell slows silaging and maize establishment

The low temperatures and lack of rain is hindering farmers’ silaging and maize growing as the UK emerges from one of the frostiest Aprils on record. The dry weather has…

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