United Kingdom: Drought threat to potato crop

BBC: A drought is threatening to significantly cut this year's Jersey Royal potato crop, growers have warned. The first yield could be cut by 50% following the worst drought on the Channel island in 34 years, the Jersey Royal Company told The Grocer magazine. Jersey has not had significant rainfall since 3 April and forecasters are not predicting rain for another two weeks. Mike Renourd, of the Jersey Royal Company, said major supermarkets were assessing the impact on ......

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