TB in Cumbria, Trade after Brexit, Dutch Cow cull
Cumbria has had its first reported outbreak of TB in almost thirty years. David Gregory Kumar speaks to Penny Middleton from National Farmers Union Scotland to ask whether farmers there should be concerned that the disease will spread over the border 30 miles away.
Agricultural trade has been in the headlines recently as the UK weighs up how to deal with other countries post-Brexit. Emma Jones from agricultural and environmental consultants ADAS, explains which deals are being explored now and which markets might open up in the future.
There are so many cows in the Netherlands that the manure produced has pushed the country over its phosphate limit set by the European Union. The Government has taken urgent action to reduce the size of the herd. Ruth Sanderson reports from Utrecht to find out why such a drastic policy was necessary.
Price of Food feature: Ben Jackson meets Graeme and Viv Matravers, and Carol and Paul Ikin, farmers who are less interested in the cost of their end product, and more concerned with their consumers buying into the way that they farm.
Producer: Toby Field.