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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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Scots govt offers £1.8m to repair damaged flood banks

Farmers in Scotland affected by severe flooding this autumn are being offered grants of up to £30,000 to help repair damaged manmade flood banks. Those who farm in the areas…


Irish farmers to receive payments for unharvested crops

The Irish Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine has launched a new support scheme providing payments of €1,000/ha (£874) for growers in Ireland who could not harvest cereal crops…


Environment Agency blamed for farm flooding devastation

The Environment Agency stands accused of hypocrisy and negligence over its failure to maintain watercourses to prevent farms from devastating flood damage. Farmers say they are constantly being told by…


NFU campaign demands political action on farm flooding

The NFU is rallying member support for an open letter campaign which urges all political parties to set out their plans to protect farmland from flooding. Following the devastation caused…

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