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Crop planting impacted by wettest April on record

Farmer says variety of crops has given his farm resilience

The weather has had an impact on farmers planting crops this year, but having variety on a farm can help minimise the impact.

That's from a Regaby farmer who's been discussing the impact of the wettest April on record.

Alan Radcliffe of Ballayockey Farm says his crops went in later than usual this year as a result of the rainfall.

But, he told Manx Radio's Countryside having different types of crops has lessened the effect:

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