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Cold weather costs farmers as beet crops rejected


The hard winter has severely damaged the East Midlands' sugar beet crop, and could account to £12m being taken out of the region's economy.

Farmers have been told that most of the beet being delivered to British Sugar in Newark, Nottinghamshire, is of such poor quality it will be rejected.

Sarah Teale reports.

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