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The rural news magazine for those who live and work in the Welsh countryside, presented by Rachael Garside.

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 14 Oct 2013 05:30

Sky Lanterns, Lamb to Japan And The Green Economy

Sky lanterns and helium balloons may well be pretty when they're released into the sky but they're causing havoc in the countryside. The Welsh government have called on local authorities for a voluntary ban. But is it enough? We speak to Glastonbury festival founder and dairy farmer, Michael Eavis. And the Welsh AM making a legal bid to limit the sales of sky lanterns

Exports of Welsh red meat were worth more than £218 million to the economy last year but now Hybu Cig Cymru is working towards opening up markets in Japan, Russia and South Korea.

Angling associations herald a record year for introducing new people to the sport

How our natural environment and the economy needn't be mutually exclusive

.....and the appeal by a Scottish conservation trust's to acquire its first piece of wild land in Wales - in the Rhinog Mountains.