Farming Today

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The latest news about food, farming and the countryside

Charlotte Smith finds out about some of the ways in which robotics is changing farming.
Charlotte Smith asks what the words 'traditional' and 'natural' on food labels really mean
Michael Gove has announced that an agriculture bill will be published by the end of July.
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The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
The government has announced a review of its strategy to reduce TB in cattle.
Lydney Park Estate's forestry team discuss UK woodlands and the timber sector today.
Labour publishes a new manifesto for animal welfare. We ask what it means for farms.
What's the best way to give UK tree-planting a boost?
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How are farmers working to bring down mortality rates among newborn lambs this season?
Charlotte Smith explores the relationship between agriculture and water management.
The government confirms it's considering a ban of live animal exports.
As milk processors drop their farmgate prices, are farmers set for another serious trough?
Is the shortage of rural abattoirs a threat to Scotland's specialist meat sector?
The cost of permits for flood risk management are set to rise by nearly 400 per cent.
Rural communities are facing a 'crisis' in social care according to a new report.
We hear from the vegan 'Vegan-uary' and dairy farming 'Febru-dairy' online campaigns.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.
Should plants which have been gene-edited come under the EU rules on genetic modification?
Farms in Northern Ireland are warned to reduce their ammonia emissions.
Could the Ilkley Moore ban on grouse shooting put local wildlife at risk?