Future Proofing Dairy Farms Through Landscape Design

Speaker's Corner

How are dairy farms currently coping with extreme weather events? From heat stress in livestock, to drought and flooding, what can we do to improve farm resilience in a future where extremes become the new normal? This session demonstrates how designing farmed landscapes can help deliver for livestock, their health and welfare, the wider environment and the farm’s bottom line. The panel will discuss current research, knowledge gaps and importantly – how you can plan and implement some of these changes on your own farm now. There will be case studies from farmers who have begun to make adaptations and we will be time travelling to take a look at what their farms could look like in 2050.