Bovine TB in slurry, Brexit Trade Bill, climate change pests, blind walks
New science shows cattle slurry can contain infectious bovine TB organisms. So is it safe to spread slurry on the fields? We speak to Professor Liz Wellington from Warwick University who says bTB organisms in slurry is a major concern.
This week we're looking into climate change and agriculture, and how the one is influencing the other. One potential threat to farmers from global warming is the growing number of pests and diseases, both from an explosion in those already in the UK and from new arrivals from overseas.
The government has published two new Bills which pave the way for domestic legislation needed after the UK leaves the EU. But how much do these Bills actually say? Chris Southworth, Secretary General of the International Trade of Commerce, is disappointed by the lack of detail.
A pioneering scheme to give blind and visually impaired people better access to the great outdoors is being launched in East Yorkshire.
Presented by Anna Hill and produced by Beatrice Fenton.