Extreme weather is making farming more of a challenge

flooded field
flooded field

Having just experienced the coldest March since 1962, at last there seems to be some long needed heat in the air.

This is a stark contrast to the record-breaking temperatures in March 2012.

This trend of extreme weather events is making farming more of a challenge and now has many farmers considering the future.

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