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'It's just not happening': Crops go to waste as UK farmers struggle to find workers


Workers from eastern parts of Europe who were picking crops pre-Brexit have not returned and farmers are having to look for replacements further afield to places like the Far East.

Added on the 10/06/2022 16:53:58 - Copyright : Euronews EN

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