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This spring’s blizzards, sub-zero temperatures and flooding delayed sowing for a month and meant animals were kept under cover instead of grazing on the fields. But as we moan about the inclement weather of 2018, spare a thought for the farmers of February and March 1947, who suffered the heaviest snowfalls and lowest temperatures ever recorded, followed by the worst floods in living memory. Among them was farmer Maurice Wilks, who owned sprawling estates in Warwickshire and on Anglesey. He […]