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Water Management on Your Farm: Resilience

As climate conditions continue to change the sustainable management of water on farm is of great concern for many land managers around Scotland. From unprecedented wet weather to drought conditions, farms need to become resilient to ensure that they can try to minimise the impact of these changing weather patterns on land.

As drier conditions become more regular, are you prepared? Download our practical guide to learn more about techniques you could try today to retain water on your farm and within the catchment.

Related FAS Resources

Water Management on Your Farm: Irrigation | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)

Water Management on Your Farm: Rainwater Harvesting | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)

Water Management for Your Farm: Slowing the Flow | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)

Resilient Technology Options for Water Management on Farm | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)

Technical note (TN739): Use of a Sward Lifter to Improve Grassland Soil Compaction

Adapting to Climate Change – Crop and soil management

Soils

Riverbank Restoration

Autumn And Winter Grazing Considerations

Soil Association Scotland’s Agroforestry in Action Knowledge Transfer Programme – Final report

 

 

Podcast: Thrill of The Hill – Opportunities in Agroforestry

 

 

Adapting to Climate Change – Livestock Systems

Podcast: Thrill of The Hill – Natural Flood Management

Thrill of The Hill – Farming for 1.5 Degrees

Farmers’ handbook highlights need to address climate change

Other Related Resources

Scottish Government Rural Payments & Services (2021) Water-Use Efficiency – Irrigation Lagoon

ClimateXChange – NA29 Drought risk to agricultural land

 

 

Farming and Water Scotland

Adapting To Climate Change

Scottish Government Rural Payments & Services (2021) Water-Use Efficiency – Irrigation Lagoon

ClimateXChange – NA29 Drought risk to agricultural land

 

 

 

 

 

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