Food welfare standards after Brexit, EU vote on neonics, Farm nutritionist
Farming Today listeners had strong responses to hearing the President of the US farmers union promoting the export of chlorine-washed chicken to the UK after Brexit. As a result of the groaning postbag we bring together two figures to debate the case for food standards and welfare after Brexit. Guy Smith, Deputy President of the NFU debates with free market economist Julian Jessop of the IEA, the Institute of Economic Affairs.
Sarah Swadling goes out on the farm with an animal nutritionist to hear more about their work, when at this time of year the cows are literally in clover.
BBC Environment Correspondent Matt McGrath updates Charlotte ahead of a key EU Parliament vote on neonicotinoids, the controversial pesticides.
Producer: Mark Smalley.