Shortage of workers means crops in danger of rotting in ground during coronavirus outbreak

Shortage of workers means crops in danger of rotting in ground during coronavirus outbreak

British crops are at risk of rotting in the ground because of a “disastrous” shortage of seasonal workers caused by the coronavirus  pandemic. The farming industry is urgently seeking 80,000 labourers needed to pick and process fruit and vegetables. The workforce to harvest crops – largely from eastern Europe – is usually recruited at this […]