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The rush to sow crops after the wet winter has sent seed prices soaring. The NFU says 20% less land than is usual has been planted at this point and sudden high demand for seed means that it's being imported from Germany, Denmark, and Poland. Also in the programme: the charm of the old and gnarled (trees, that is.)

Presenter: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Sarah Swadling.

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12 minutes

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Mon 11 Mar 2013 05:45