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06/09/2012

Duration:
14 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 06 September 2012

Charlotte Smith discusses the new order at DEFRA and what it might mean for rural Britain. The RSPB, NFU and CLA are invited to comment on their views - for and against.

Farming Today hears of the prospects for beef farming. The National Farmers' Union says the industry is worth £2.8bn and there's a growing demand for British beef, particularly for the bits of the animal which the British don't eat, like the improbably named paddywhack...

And forget the cattle shed, Robin Markwell finds cow igloos designed to house calves!

Presented by Charlotte Smith.
Produced by Clare Freeman in Birmingham.

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