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Is extreme weather is affecting the way you farm?

Farmers Weekly is conducting an exclusive survey about extreme weather and its impact on UK farming. If you have a few minutes to spare, please answer our questions – and…


Emergency funding available for flood-hit farmers

The government is making up to £2m available for flood-hit farmers in Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire. Defra secretary Theresa Villiers said farms in Wainfleet and the Yorkshire Dales were particularly…


12 things we learned from the IPCC climate land report

A major report on global land use and agriculture has been published by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The report recognises the important role animal products play…


Video: Farmer shows footage of floods engulfing his farm

A Yorkshire farmer has told how he saw walls, trackways and tonnes of topsoil washed away by flash floods. Swaledale farmer Matt Barker had just finished sowing a field of…