Business and Technology audios

Poor mobile coverage, New Zealand trade deal, Blackcurrant harvest

The hot weather has led to more crop fires during this years' harvest - today we hear from a...

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12/08/22 - Livestock welfare in extreme hot weather, Rydal Country Show, Glorious 12th: start of grouse shooting season

Compassion in World Farming is warning farmers to take extra measures to protect their livestock...

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13/08/22 Farming Today This Week: Crop fires, Livestock welfare, Rydal Show

As drought is declared across several parts of England, fires have been breaking out on arable...

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10/08/22 - Combine harvester fires, soil science, pea harvest

With tinder-dry conditions in many parts of country, fires in farm machinery are at record...

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03/08/2022 - Soil Health, Tenant Farmers, Dry Farms

As the world’s leading soil scientists gather in Glasgow, we hear calls for a total...

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16/07/22 Farming Today This Week: harvest fires, the price of butter, EU/NZ trade deal

Will British farmers lose out, because the European Union has struck a better trade deal for...

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18/07/2022 - Farm heat safety, zero fertilizer, livestock feed

With the UK under the first ever red extreme heat warning to be issued by the Met Office, farmers...

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19/07/22 - Sustainability of animal feed, poultry feed processing, the Royal Welsh agricultural show

40% of UK arable land is used to grow animal feed, the WWF says the system must change to address...

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21/07/2022 No parliamentary scrutiny for the Australia trade deal, Dairy feed

The Government has failed to give MPs the chance to debate the trade deal with Australia in the...

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22/7/22 - Farm safety; insects as animal feed; new trade campaign group

A farmer talks about a tragic accident which cost his nephew his life, in the hope it'll be a...

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23/07/22 Farming Today This Week: Australian trade deal, farm accidents, livestock feed

A farmer talks about a tragic tractor accident which cost his 4 year old nephew his life. No...

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25/7/2022 - Beavers, Rabbit farm, Global food crisis

The Government has given legal protection to beavers in England, which means it will be illegal...

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26/07/22 - Global food crisis; Drought in Eastern England; Vineyard workers

Anna Hill finds asks why some countries impose export restrictions on agricultural products, and...

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28/07/2022 Music for pigs; drought in Italy; weir demolition

As part of our week looking at the global food crisis, we turn our attention to Northern Italy,...

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29/07/22 - Sea eagles, Dutch farmers' protest

Scottish MP Angus MacNeil is calling for a cull of sea eagles as farmers and crofters say they...

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01/08/22 - Robots on farms, Tenant farmers

A review looking into robots on farms has been published, it calls for more cooperation between...

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