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Anna Hill hears about Ireland's first GM crop trials for 14 years. The European Commission is funding the controversial project in growing blight resistant potatoes.

The National Grid plans to build a route of around 100 high voltage power to pass through Powys in mid Wales. BBC correspondent Iolo ap Dafydd tells Anna why the announcement is not popular with local people.

And a pig farmer is fighting planning proposals for a biomass plant in Suffolk because he thinks it will create a shortage of straw.

The presenter is Anna Hill and the producer is Emma Weatherill.

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14 minutes

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Wed 1 Aug 2012 05:45