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03/07/2012

Drought in the USA is sending wheat futures soaring. Good news for UK farmers but will it lead to higher bread prices? Scottish forestry is going through something of a boom, with last year's timber harvest the biggest on record. However, foresters predict that a lack of trees planted at the right time could mean a shortage of timber in 25 years time. No shortage of trees, though, at the project to restore the Caledonian Forest which has just planted its millionth sapling. And, a new vaccine for Schmallenberg disease has been developed.

Presenter: Anna Hill
Producer: Sarah Swadling.

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14 minutes

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Tue 3 Jul 2012 05:45