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Farming's carbon footprint, Mistletoe auction, New phone app

Anna Hill looks at the environmental impact of farming, and meets one farmer who has cut his carbon emissions by 30 per cent.

As heads of state meet in Paris to discuss climate change, we ask what farmers could be doing to help reduce their carbon footprint. Anna Hill talks to a potato grower in Norfolk, who's qualified for a "carbon charter" award, by doing just that. We also hear from Hollywood film-maker James Cameron, who explains why his whole family is now vegan because of his concerns over climate change.

It's December 1st, and as the build-up to Christmas officially gets underway, we visit one of the best places to buy mistletoe. The Worcestershire town of Tenbury Wells has been holding mistletoe auctions for well over a century.

And we meet the farmer's son from Shropshire who's invented a new mobile phone app which allows farm contractors to invoice customers for jobs like harvesting and ploughing, direct from the tractor cab in the middle of the field.

Presented by Anna Hill and produced by Emma Campbell.

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