Scottish Borders farmers are preparing for what could be the worst harvest in decades as the wettest June on record devastates their crops.
Waterlogged fields mean there's been a sharp increase in the number of 'potato blight' outbreaks in the Scottish borders over the past week.
The Scottish Agricultural Association says it has launched an investigation.
NFU Scotland President Nigel Miller said the wet weather may affect prices customers pay in supermarkets, but the full extent of the problem won't be known until September.
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