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13 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 October 2013

Thousands of diseased trees are being destroyed at Wales' largest ancient forest. More than 200 hectares of larch at Wentwood near Newport are being felled by the Woodland Trust, after becoming infected with a mutant version of Sudden Oak Death - that's nearly a quarter of the whole forest.

The latest TB infection figures are out and they make for depressing reading - especially in Wales -where there's been a 3.3% rise in herd breakdowns in a year. With England culling and Wales vaccinating, what more can be done to bring down bovine TB infection rates?

And flavoured milk and "snacking" cheese - what the dairy industry is doing to appeal to new customers.

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Produced in Bristol by Emma Campbell.


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