Farmers warn price of crops could increase due to wet weather

Farm land swamped with water
Farms are swamped with water Credit: Calendar

Farmers in our region are warning we could soon be paying more for fruit and vegetables in shops because of the wet weather. They are struggling to plant crops in waterlogged fields after two of the wettest Spring months on record. The amount harvested is expected to fall.


Crops hit by wet weather

There are fears we could be paying more for fruit and vegetables within weeks. Farmers are warning of lower yields after recent downpours left fields waterlogged.