Save our fruit and veg: Study warns of major climate threat to UK crops

Agriculture - BusinessGreen - Key Takeaway: *Lee Abbey, head of horticulture at the National Farmers Union - which recently announced its target for UK farming to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 - said climate change was already negatively affecting the livelihoods of many British farmers.

"A lot of growers will have come out of this year with sore heads and not much income," he said. "Farmers and growers are used to dealing with fluctuations in the weather but if we have two or three extreme years in a row it has the potential to put growers out of business."*

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