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EU farmers’ unions call for help over drought

July 5, 2018

The hot, dry weather is causing concern for cereals and potato producers in Scotland, but in parts of central Europe and Scandinavia farmers are warning of the catastrophic consequences of a severe drought.

Farming

Stepping up fight against potato blight

March 31, 2018

Potato industry fears over the spread of the new Dark Green 37 strain of blight to England last year have prompted an appeal for more potato “scouts” to be on standby this season.

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