Farming Today

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The latest news about food, farming and the countryside

With the first bird flu cases of 2018 confirmed, just how severe is the threat this year?
Householders are to face new fines for employing unlicensed waste carriers.
How is the rise of robotics changing the face of British farming?
Sybil Ruscoe finds out about the challenges involved in caring for livestock in winter.
Michael Gove announces major reforms to the system of farm subsidy after Brexit.
Charlotte Smith broadcasts from the 2018 Oxford Real Farming Conference.
A new report tells UK farmers to shape-up in order to compete with foreign competitors.
As the New Year's resolutions kick in, it is all about 'embracing change' in farming.
Caz Graham joins Henry Plumb at home on his Warwickshire farm.
Why Brexit negotiations over the Irish border are crucial for farmers in the Republic.
Could Northern Ireland get special status and be part of the customs union?
Sybil Ruscoe asks how the UK can address mounting pressure on rural heath care services.
GM Dec. 2, 2017
Charlotte Smith and her guests ask what role, if any, GM should play farming's future.
Sixteen years on, we hear from the campaigner who was imprisoned after anti-GM protests.
The farming minister outlines his plans for changes to environmental farm subsidy schemes.
Discussing food and farming in Scotland, at the Lairg summer sheep sale.
A new report looks into the future of small farms. Caz Graham finds out the details.
Research warns climate change may lead to an increase in river pollution from fertilisers.
Farming Today takes a look at salmon farming and some of the controversy surrounding it.
Panellists discuss the price of food in front of an audience at Countryfile Live.