Are You Ready For Severe Weather? Weather is a fact of life for agriculture. At times the weather is helpful (water is required at times) but severe weather complicates the business of running a farm: protect you, family, the animals, and the business all comes into play. What do you do to live through and then work through bad weather? This AgChat conversation covers the issues and approaches.
Complete Twitter conversation for AgChat on Severe Weather.
- What are the best apps for checking severe weather?
- What is the ‘oddest’ thing you have heard for safety in severe storms?
- What’s your best (or worst) personal severe weather story?
- After the dust settles, how do you handle the long-term effect of extreme weather (rebuilding, etc)?
- What resources do farmers have if farm is damaged in storms?
- What planning tips do you do before severe weather? Or should you do?
- How do you stay safe when chores need to be done during a storm?
- Do you have a plan for livestock in severe weather?
- Most think of severe weather issues as tornadoes – what others have farmers/ranchers dealt with? Fire? Blizzard. Mudslides?
- Does your area have training for first responders in farm/agriculture situations? Tips for those wanting it?
- How can livestock producers reach beyond the choir & explain the affects of severe weather such as #Atlas?
- Any tips for dealing with ‘normal’ bad weather – lightning, hail, heavy rain? Lighting rods? (Q12 & Q13 dup, published to help capture info)
- Any tips for dealing with ‘normal’ bad weather – lightning, hail, heavy rain? Lighting rods? (Q12 & Q13 dup)
- What will you use from tonight’s chat to make your weather preparations better?