WILL 2013 BE THE CREAM OF THE CROP

2012 will be remembered, not only for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and the Olympics, but for farmers, it will be a stark reminder of the extreme weather conditions they faced and the impact on the industry. It was an extraordinarily challenging year for agriculture. It started with a drought, which led to a disappointing harvest and ended with a washout leaving large areas of the county unplanted and planted crops looking very poor at the year end, giving minimal if any harvest. […]