On the day that the European Parliament vote it into law, what does the new EU Waste Framework Directive mean for food waste on farm? Anna Hill speaks to Feedback, the charity campaigning to reduce primary food waste on farm before it reaches the wholesaler. Martin Bowman argues that supermarkets have a long way to go to accepting vegetables that are less than cosmetically perfect.
Nancy Nicolson visits equine vet Gemma Pearson from Edinburgh Dick Vet school to find out how she's improving safety for vets and an improved outcome for the horses they treat.
It's been a pretty horrid spring - but the warmth is now arriving. Despite that, farms across the country are suffering longer term consequences with waterlogged fields, little growth for crops or grass and are way behind with planting.The NFU has asked for a derrogation on the EU three crop rule because of it. So is this year exceptional - or just part of longer term climate change? Anna has been to meet Andrew Francis, farm manager at the Elveden Estate in Suffolk who showed her the records he's kept for the farm's rainfall over the last 20 years. He says figures used by many organisations for total rainfall aren't specific enough to reflect what's happened during the crucial growing season.