Sheep farmers in the Midlands who suffered losses due to the recent poor weather will get additional financial support from the Government.
The Government says up to £250,000 will be made available for farmers across the country. The money will cover those who suffered losses like animal deaths due to starvation or hypothermia after it snowed.
Harvesting the oilseed rape crop at Temple farm near Twycross in Leicestershire has proved very difficult after a summer of heavy rain.High ground water levels make it difficult for combines & tractors to harvest. In some cases vehicles run the risk of sinking into the soil.