08-01-2013 09:50 AM | United Kingdom

Lincolnshire farmers ploughing on despite wettest year

The wettest year on record has sowed the seeds of havoc for farmers in Lincolnshire.

Annual rainfall figures have revealed 2012 was the wettest year on record in Lincolnshire, with 841mm of rain falling across the county.

And farmers say problems caused by heavy rainfall and water-logged ground have blighted their lives, reducing crop yields by 40 per cent compared to 2011.
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