Farming Today

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The latest news about food, farming and the countryside

Agri-food in leaked US trade talk papers; rural voters in Dumfries; energy from muck
Could a new vaccine help control TB in cattle? Charlotte Smith finds out.
We hear what farming issues are being discussed in Northern Ireland.
Our election special on immigration comes from Boston in Lincolnshire.
Charlotte Smith speaks to Peter Tyldesley from the Centre for Alternative Technology.
Farming Today This Week Nov. 23, 2019
Charlotte Smith is on a farm in Hertfordshire to talk about beef production.
Anna Hill asks if American beef could appear on our supermarket shelves in the future.
Farmer sells beef cattle to start dairy herd; new mulches; farm recycling; rural transport
Farmers are having to change their cropping plans because of the wet weather.
This morning we focus on rural services. Charlotte Smith visits a GP surgery.
Sybil Ruscoe and Professor Don Broome discuss the environmental impact of beef production.
Sybil Ruscoe asks whether aquaculture is a viable way to feed a growing population.
Bryce Stewart tells Caz Graham why fishing may take a back-seat in the general election.
Flood-hit farmers; mussel producing at sea; what will get the livestock farmer's vote?
Can salmon farming be sustainable? Ash trees resistant to disease. The environmental vote.
Anna Hill visits Norfolk Wildlife Trust's visitor centre at Cley Marshes.
Farmer Peter Gadd tells Charlotte Smith that current floods are the worse he's ever seen.
Mushrooms Nov. 9, 2019
Charlotte Smith visits a mushroom farm in Wiltshire.
Your responses to the RSPB's review into game shooting.
The RSPB could start campaigning against game shoots, for the first time.