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Farming Today This Week: Soft Fruit

From strawberries to raspberries and gooseberries, Charlotte Smith finds out about this season's soft fruit and how the Brexit vote might affect the migrant workers who pick it.

From strawberries to raspberries and gooseberries, Charlotte Smith finds out about how soft fruits are faring this season. Visiting Hayle's Fruit Farm near Winchcombe in the Cotswolds, she asks Martin Harrell how the Brexit vote might affect the availability of East European migrant workers who the industry relies upon to pick the crops. Charlotte also hears about the delayed growing season after a long, wet spring, and why Martin's had to diversify in order to survive.

Produced by Mark Smalley.

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