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12/09/2012

It is predicted the drought in Spain will effect the volume of olive oil produced this year, leading to higher prices on UK supermarket shelves. Meanwhile, the price rise could be good news for British oil producers. Duncan Farrington who makes cold press rape seed oil tells Farming Today about the flourishing export market.

A three year field trial of GM blight resistant potatoes is coming to an end. Anna Hill visits the John Innis centre in Norfolk to see the results of this years crop.

And as the amount of land being farmed organically in the UK falls by 9%, Cumbrian farmer Richard Price tells Caz Graham why he chose to revert back to conventional farming methods on a 3,500 acre estate.

Farming Today was presented by Anna Hill and produced in Birmingham by Ruth Sanderson.

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14 minutes

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Wed 12 Sep 2012 05:45