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27 September 2021 / RÚV / Alexander Elliott

Southern potato farmers despair

Þykkvibaer, South, Iceland

The wet weather this summer and autumn in southwest Iceland is causing a major headache for the region’s potato farmers. Þykkvibær, one of the country’s best-known potato producers, is suffering a mould outbreak in its potato beds for the first time in 20 years and the soil is too wet for harvesting machines to get to work.

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