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06/03/2013

Duration:
14 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 March 2013

After a year in which British honey production fell by 40%, research is underway to develop an SOS text message service to tell bee keepers when there is trouble in their hive. Anna Hill hears how bees transmit vibrations through their legs which can be a tell tale sign of trouble.

A new bank is being launched for farmers. AgriBank will lend exclusively to UK farmers and agribusinesses to fund agricultural machinery and equipment.

And Farming Today visits a poultry farm to ask if GM chicken feed should be allowed as the price of non-GM continues to rise.

Presenter Anna Hill. Producer Ruth Sanderson.

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