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Don't take Manx food producers for granted says MNFU

Sunny and dry conditions could cause issues for milling wheat farmers

Continued dry and sunny conditions could lead to problems for the Island's milling wheat farmers.

It's not rained for more than two weeks - another seven to 10 days could see crops suffer beyond recovery.

With extremes in weather posing a potential impact on yield - coupled with the loss of Ramsey Bakery last year - there are questions over what can be done to help the sector survive.

David Brew is the Manx National Farmers Union's chairman of crops:

 

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