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Farming Today This Week

As Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its centenary year, Anna Hill makes her way through the Great Pavilion, talking to those who bring a bit of farming life to one of the most prestigious events in the gardening calendar. On probably the coldest and rainiest day of the week-long show, visitors and exhibitors prove the weather can't dampen spirits at Chelsea. Anna hears daredevil tales from a Welsh beef-farmer-turned-plant-hunter who travels the globe searching for exotic blooms. She celebrates British produce with the National Farmers' Union, explores foods of the future with the University of Nottingham and discovers the importance of protecting our native trees and plants from invasive pests and disease.

Presented by Anna Hill and produced by Anna Jones.

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27 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 May 2013 06:30

Eight things we’ve learned from 80 years of Farming Today

Eight things we’ve learned from 80 years of Farming Today

Essential daily listening for everyone from poultry-keepers to Prime Ministers.