Crops suffer in spring cold snap

Telegraph: For signs of just how exceptionally cold this spring has been, look to the fields of rural Britain. Farmers are reporting stunted crops and ground that is still to hard to drill at a time when wheat is normally growing vigorously, oil seed rape is preparing to bloom and foods such as peas and beans are being planted to ensure they are ready for harvest. Temperatures over the past week fell to among the coldest seen in April for 96 years. Normally Britain enjoys an average temperature of 12......

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