Farmer John Jordan in his hay loft
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Hay shortage hitting farmers hard

Farmers are facing a new hardship after the worst winter in recent history, in the form of hay shortages.

Prices have risen by as much as 40% as demand outstrips supply, and some farms are having their supplies stolen.

John Jordan explained how his own farm was under pressure to find enough to feed his own animals and help nearby businesses.

  • 16 Aug 2010