Business and Technology audios

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24/09/21 - George Eustice on labour and food prices, slurry bags and farming succulents

Food prices will inevitably rise as a result of the increasing costs farmers and food producers...

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25/09/21 Defra Secretary says food price rises 'undeniable', farming and C02, Wales and NI's post-Brexit farm payment

After a difficult week for the food supply chain, there are warnings that consumers will pick up...

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27/09/21 - Labour's "rural renaissance", ancient grains, jobs in food and farming

A "countryside renaissance" plan will be launched by the Labour party at its conference. What...

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28/09/21 - Visas for poultry workers, vet retention, vet shortage

The farming and food industries are facing an unprecedented lack of workers which is putting...

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29/09/21 New plans for gene editing, pig industry left out of temporary worker visas, £30 per hour to pick broccoli

The Government announces new plans to allow scientists to use gene editing to develop new strains...

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02/10/21 - Farming Today This Week: The Food Supply Chain Crisis

Our food supply chain is facing unprecedented challenges, with staff shortages at every stage...

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04/10/21 Fertiliser shortage threatens food security, English and Welsh wines

There are warnings this morning that yields of crops from wheat to potatoes may be down next year...

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01/10/21 Shortage of daffodil pickers, warnings that fishing will lose £300 million, army veteran farmer

Today it's flower growers in the south west of England who say the lack of staff will mean more...

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30/09/21 Vertical farming, post-Brexit livestock trade, new entrants working with mum and dad

Can vertical farming avoid the problems traditional growers are currently facing? We hear how...

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05/10/21 Shortage of vets to carry out pig culls on farms, wine tourism

More than 100,000 pigs are backed up on farms because of a shortage of workers in abattoirs and...

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06/10/21 Meat processors disagree with George Eustice over imported meat and labour; wine innovation

Does the Government have its head in the sand over problems in the pig sector? It continues to...

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06/10/21 Meat processors disagree with George Eustice over imported meat and labour; wine innovation

Does the Government have its head in the sand over problems in the pig sector? It continues to...

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07/10/21 Calls for financial support for pig farmers

The SNP calls on the Government to provide financial support to help the pig industry. Hundreds...

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06/10/21 Meat processors disagree with George Eustice over imported meat and labour; wine innovation

Does the Government have its head in the sand over problems in the pig sector? It continues to...

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08/10/21 Luke Pollard and Tim Farron on the pig crisis, survey finds trust in British food, small vineyard

A fall in the pig price as the backlog of animals stuck on farms continues to grow. We hear from...

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09/10/21 - Farming Today This Week: The future of the pig industry and UK wine production

The culling of pigs on farms has started and farmers say it will be extended. Charlotte Smith...

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11/10/21 Pesticide regulation, history of science in agriculture, woodland ground cover plants

Today the science of farming - from the beginnings to the latest challenges. Regulating science...

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