After a dismal summer, it's proving to be a perfect harvest week for farmers. But there are fears that the poor summer weather could push up the cost of produce.
Our region has had 18 inches of rain in the past few months, nearly double the average rainfall, badly affecting some crops. Ken Goodwin reports.
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