UK farmers: how has the weather affected food production? | Farming

The amount of food being produced by British farmers has been badly hit by the record-breaking rainfall, it has been reported.

Farming groups say that both livestock and crops have been affected by the “exceptionally wet” past 18 months, meaning the UK will be reliant on imports for wheat in the coming year and potentially beyond.

According to the Met Office, 1,695.9mm of rain fell from October 2022 to March 2024, the highest amount for any 18-month period in England since records began.

We want to know from those working in the UK agriculture sector if your production has been affected by the weather? What is the impact on crops and yields? How are you dealing with fields that have become waterlogged?

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