English vegetable growers are still suffering from the effects of flooding. Michael Holmes, chairman of the NFU's horticultural executive committee , said the damage had added 25% to costs because of extra labour and cleaning. In some cases, root crops have been hand harvested because tractors cannot work. There may also be problems longer term. In Lincolnshire there are already reports of spring cauliflower being badly hit. Final yields could be down by a third. {{FRESH PRODUCE }}