Media playback is unsupported on your device

Race to harvest ripe broccoli

The extremes of the UK weather has led to a rush to harvest rapidly ripening broccoli before it flowers.

A cold spring followed by the recent hot weather has challenged farmers to manage the crop and meet public demand.

John Maguire reports.

  • 18 Jul 2013
Go to next video: 'Carpets of seaweed' grown for fuel