Farming Today

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The latest news about food, farming and the countryside

A shortage of migrant labour has left one farmer staring at a field of rotting fruit.
Steffan Messenger visits a solar housing project which provides affordable homes.
On day two of Donald Trump's UK visit, Farming Today talks to a US trade negotiator.
Dame Glenys Stacey reveals the results of the Farm Inspection and Regulation Review.
Free range egg producers want derogation from an RSPCA rule on perches due in next month.
Welsh farmers are promised their own separate subsidy system, post-Brexit.
A judicial review begins into the badger cull, led by ecologist Tom Langton.
Farming Today This Week comes from a fruit farm in Herefordshire.
James Crowther explains fires on the moors around Saddleworth almost cost him his living.
Calls for a sky lantern festival to be cancelled because of fire risk in the dry weather.
A UN backed global agricultural report says trade is essential for continued food security
A new seed variety is enabling farmers to grow more malting barley for beer.
Caz Graham asks if crops will fail due to the heatwave.
Beef exports to China, moorland fires, lakeland fell footpaths and urban bumblebees.
27 27/06/2018 June 27, 2018
Heathrow farmer, potato irrigation, animal welfare post-Brexit, 4x4s in national parks.
Anna Hill finds out how CO2 shortages in Scotland are affecting pig production.
National Parks are nearly 70 years old - what is their future?
Will there be any money for farming left after the Brexit dividend is handed out?
19 19/06/2018 June 19, 2018
Countryside Stewardship Scheme delays, bees and agrochemical research, wildflowers.
Charlotte Smith asks why Welsh farmers are being given £3 million of tax- payers' money.