15-01-2013 06:23 AM | United Kingdom

Channel Islands' wet weather 'demoralising' for farmers

"Wall to wall rain" over several months has been "demoralising", according to the Guernsey Farmers Association.

Dairy farmers have had to keep cattle under cover almost every day since October, spokesman James Watts said.

In addition, a ban on spreading slurry as fertiliser has been in place for more than three months, to avoid run-off contaminating water supplies.
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