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Farmers hit by bad weather

Farmers across the West Country say months of bad weather is causing havoc for the industry. It means there's likely to be supply shortages in the early summer.

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Dairy farmer says weather having huge impact

Farmers across the west country say months of wet weather will have a serious impact on the industry this year. Livestock and dairy farmers are having to keep animals inside because of the sodden ground. That means hundreds of pounds in extra feed and bedding.

In Cornwall only five percent of the early potato crop has been planted, which will affect supplies in the summer. We spoke to Chris Cardell who is a dairy farmer and a spokesperson for the NFU.

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