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The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board is launching a new "skills strategy". It wants farmers to get more professional career development. But do they need it, and what difference would it make? Charlotte Smith finds out.
Tesco is trying out what it's calling a "sustainable dairy model", which means it will be paying producers of milk for cheese more per litre. Farming Today talks to the NFU's dairy expert, to ask whether a small-scale trial like this will have any impact.
And it's sloe season. We're out with the hardy pickers of North Yorkshire, finding out what makes them brave all weathers to do it, and learning about the historical origins of sloe gin.
Presented by Charlotte Smith. Produced by Emma Campbell.