Climate Change Adaptation: Flooding & Heavy Rainfall

Scotland has seen an increase in annual average rainfall and extreme rainfall events, which has led to an increased risk of flooding. This trend is predicted to continue, as long, wetter periods become more frequent. These changes are already negatively impacting soil quality, livestock and crops costing farmers time and money. It is important that farm businesses actively consider climate change adaptation to minimise potential risks and where possible benefit from any opportunities that may present themselves.

Download the 'Climate Change Adaptation for Agriculture: Is your farm ready?' booklet

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