While we’ve often seen the potato harvest roll into November over the years, it’s rare that we have as much crop left to dig so late into the year.

Having spoken to and visited potato growers over the past few weeks and having listened to those involved in the industry, it is clear that 2019 will go down as one of the most challenging harvests in recent times due to high levels of rainfall and wet field conditions. Some areas have now surpassed their annual average rainfall.