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A Farmer's Five-a-Day, Planting Vines and the Dawn Chorus

Exploring how the National Farmers' Union wants to increase the consumption of fruit and veg, an expanding vineyard in Monmouth and how to recognise different bird calls.

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Division in the dairy sector -  disparities in the prices the farmers receive for their milk.  Will our dairy industry in Wales survive?

Fruit n' Veg - The National Farmers Union have set out a number of recommendations on how to increase our consumption of fruit and veg. Their aim? To reverse the current obesity crisis and help combat other diet related illnesses and they're calling on all parts of the industry to work together to do so. We discuss with a potato farmer, the British retail consortium and a dietician

A Growing Vineyard - the Ancre Hill Estate near Monmouth triples it's vineyard with the planting of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vines. It will increase their wine production from 15,000 bottles per year to 50,000 by 2020

Award-Winning Welsh Producers -  A cider maker in Crumlin, a charcutier from Carmarthenshire and St Dogmael's Local Producers Market were the three Welsh finalists in this year's BBC Food and Farming Awards. And all three scored a hat-trick this week, winning their categories with a record three awards

And International Dawn Chorus Day - tips on how to recognise bird calls in the early morning cacophony   

 

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