Rural housing crisis, British alcohol industry, Spraying drones
A new report says that rural landowners could play a crucial role in solving England's rural housing crisis. Plus, a look at the British alcohol industry, and crop-spraying drones.
A new report from the Campaign to Protect Rural England says that rural landowners could play a crucial role in solving England's rural housing crisis.
This week we're focussing on alcohol all week. According to the Wine and Spirits Trade Association in the UK we spend £40 billion a year on alcohol, 21 billion of that on wine and spirits. We spoke to their chief executive Miles Beale to find out about current trends in the industry.
Harper Adams University is trialling Britain's first crop spraying drone. BBC Midlands Rural affairs correspondent David Gregory-Kumar speaks to researcher John Gill who explains how the drone works.