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Charlotte Smith reports from the first ever CROPtec event in Peterborough. Aimed at arable farmers, it showcases the very latest in precision farming, crop protection, and technology. Charlotte discusses a future without neonicotinoid pesticides with the NFU's Plant Health Advisor Don Pendergast and asks farmers what they will use instead. She also gets to grips with Biobeds , a way of filtering water contaminated with pesticides and returning it to farmland. Continuing our look at on-the-job learning, Charlotte hears how attending an event like this earns you points towards a professional qualification. And she ends her CROPtec adventure with a hair-raising test-drive of a 36 metre, 8,000 litre, sprayer tractor unit. Presented by Charlotte Smith and Produced by Anna Jones.
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