Weather delays cauliflower harvest

Cauliflower
cauliflower Credit: ITV Yorkshire

At TH Clements near Boston the cauliflower crop is being harvested but the rain means they are currently 4-5 weeks behind. Planting schedules are having to be rearranged to fit in a second crop to try to avoid shortages.

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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.