Scotland’s farmers suffer ‘worst ever’ harvest


Farmers in Scotland face having to abandon crops due to appalling ground conditions and sprouted grains. John Hutcheson said this year’s harvest was the worst ever at Leckerstone Farm, Dunfermline, Fife. "It’s not going well at all – it’s even worse than 2008,” he said. Of 486ha (1200 acres) of wheat, Mr Hutcheson still had…

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