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Farmers who delay TB testing of their cattle will face tougher penalties from the government. The new measure set out by DEFRA will see farmers receive less subsidy payment if they fail to test on time. Farming Today hears how DEFRA will also consult on plans to cull wild cattle that cannot be TB tested. Charlotte Smith talks to the Farming Minister, George Eustice.
Landowners fear they'll be liable for flood damage if they cannot afford or are unable to carry out maintenance on river banks. The Country Land and Business Association is now calling for protection from the government in its Water Bill.
And a village in the Peak District has come up with a way to stand up to the stiff competition of large retailers. Residents in Tideswell have created their own one-stop shop on the internet.
Presented by Charlotte Smith and produced by Lucy Bickerton.