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Jersey Potato Farmers are feeling the heat as the Island is set to enter a drought
April 29, 2021
The lack of rainfall could affect the potato-lifting season, the Jersey Royal Company has said as the Island is set to enter a drought. Mike Renouard, business unit director at The Jersey Royal Company, said that farmers were hoping for a period of rain to help with the growth of their crop.
Farmers in Jersey fear losing up to 1,000 tonnes of potatoes stuck in saturated fields.
November 28, 2019
Farmers in Jersey fear losing up to 1,000 tonnes of potatoes which are stuck in the ground after the relentless wet weather turned the Island’s fields into unworkable ‘bogs’.