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14 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 07 February 2013

Campaigners and the government have welcomed MEPs' decision to change the way European fishing is run. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall tells Farming Today he welcomes the news, but fishermen warn the proposals may not make fishing more sustainable, or protect their livelihoods.

There's grim news from Northern Ireland, where total income from farming has dropped by fifty per cent. Charlotte Smith hears why.

And new training is available for people working in farming and rural food industries.

Presenter - Charlotte Smith. Producer - Emma Campbell.



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