Farmers are calling for fresh thinking from the Government following England's wettest summer on record which has threatened to send many businesses under.
The NFU says disastrous yields in 2012 have led to a 1.3 billion pound black hole.
It comes as the Met Office predicts more frequent spells of extreme weather in the long term which could have drastic affects on the industry.
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