Weather

For anyone involved in agriculture, adapting to the unexpected changes of the weather is a constant challenge. Use this weather page to stay up-to-date with the latest advice on planning for and coping with weather events of all kinds. 

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Podcasts

Drought - how to manage the continued dry weather

Leah Shanks, our Beef & Lamb Knowledge Exchange manager, chats to colleagues and farmers about how the drought could affect farming this season.

Find out how you can manage your livestock in the heat and what resources are available.

Visit the Forage for Knowledge page for more on grass growth

Potato irrigation: efficiency, common scab control and new trials

In this episode we will discuss:
  • Irrigation systems efficiency
  • Licensing for abstracting water 
  • Current water levels 
  • How to use irrigation to reduce common scab 
  • An overview of the latest trials looking at use of brackish in potato irrigation   
Read more on potato irrigation

Previous podcasts

We have a range of podcasts with farmers and experts discussing past warm weather challenges. Tune in to hear more about managing heat stress in pigs, weather-savvy farming (April 2019) and revisit the challenges of drought for dairy (Sep 2018).

Dry weather videos


Events near you

Join one of our events for best practice, expert advice and to expand your farming network.

Click the link below to find weather related topics and other issues being discussed near you.

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