Champagne farmers use falcons to beat pests at harvest
Farmers in the Champagne region of France are hoping for a bumper crop of grapes for a sixth year after introducing falcons to ward off pests.
The birds were brought in as a more effective method of protecting the vines from starlings and other small animals keen to snack on the grapes.
Hugh Schofield reports.
14 Sep 2010
- From the section Europe