Farming Today

Farming Today

Por BBC
En Radio 4 BBC

19/01/21 Fishermen Protest, Dog Attack, Vets software

More than fifty lorries from fishing companies in Scotland and South West England paraded up and down Whitehall...

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18/01/2021

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

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16/01/21 Farming Today This Week: EU exports, Emergency Sugar Beet Pesticides, Sea Shanties

The Scottish Government is calling on Westminster to pay compensation to food companies caught up in what it...

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15/01/21 Salmon not going to the EU, Pigs in China, Lockdown diary

The Scottish Government is demanding compensation from Westminster for food companies caught up in what it calls the...

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14/01/21: Office for Environmental Protection, Sugar beet treatment, African locusts

Leaving the EU means it’s all change for the legal framework we use to protect the environment. In England...

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13/01/2021

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

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12/01/21 Emergency sugar beet pesticides, Indian farmer protests

Conservationists angry with a Government decision to allow sugar beet growers to use a neonicotinoid pesticide which...

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11/01/21 Stranded Sheep, US Trade Deal, Vertical Farming

Sheep farmers in Northern Ireland who bought stock from Scottish markets in the autumn say they have no option but to...

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09/01/21 Farming Today This Week: gene editing, energy and the new trade deal with EU

The government has launched a consultation in England on allowing gene editing research to be used to produce crops...

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08/01/21 George Eustice, Agroecology, Robot Sprayer

Defra Secretary George Eustice discusses an England-only consultation into allowing genetic editing. Mr Eustice...

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07/01/21 Gene Editing, Cropping Willow for Energy, British Wool

The Government is today announcing the start of a consultation in England on allowing gene editing research to be...

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06/01/21 Seed Potato exports; Post-Brexit Fishing, The Oxford Farming Conferences

All this week Farming Today is looking at how the new EU trade deal is working out in practice for food producers....

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05/01/2021

The latest news about food, farming and the countryside.

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04/01/21 Mental wellbeing, Anaerobic Digesters, Weather forecasting farmers

The biggest ever survey of farmer wellbeing and mental health is being launched. The Royal Agricultural Benevolent...

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02/01/21 Farming Today This Week: Rewilding to create a private nature reserve

Jonathan Thomson says he's always had a close bond with the natural world. He grew up on a dairy farm in New Zealand...

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01/01/20 - The Archers at 70: the farmers of Ambridge

The Archers was first broadcast on 1st January 1951. To celebrate it's 70th Birthday, Charlotte Smith looks back at...

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The Weaving Crofters

Harris tweed and Western Isles crofting go hand-in-hand. An Act of Parliament stipulates this cloth, which is in...

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Covid Creating Opportunities

Coronavirus has had an enormous impact on the livelihoods of farmers in the UK. Watts Farm, who grow over 60...

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29/12/20 - Stornoway Black Pudding

Black pudding has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years, thanks largely to the endorsement of celebrity chefs who have...

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28/12/20 - The Dartmoor Shepherd

When Lewis Steer was a teenager, he believed that not coming from a farming background would put his dream career out...

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