Seasonal workers, Groceries code breach, Halal farmer
After Home Office plans to reduce numbers of low-skilled EU workers are leaked, Edward Ford of the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs gives his reaction and explains why a new Seasonal Worker Scheme is crucial to the future of agriculture in this country.
ASDA has breached the Groceries Code of Practice by demanding money from producers who supplied the supermarket to keep produce on their shelves or face de-listing at short notice. Caz Graham speaks to the Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon about her findings.
A Lancashire farmer says he's been subjected to racist abuse online after taking the decision to sell only halal meat in his farm shop. Dave Guest reports.
As part of a week looking at countryside crafts Sarah Swadling has been to Carpenter Oak framing yard to find out about how traditional timber frame buildings much-used for farm barns is enjoying a revival as housing.
Producer: Toby Field.