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Oxford Real Farming Conference 2017

Caz Graham reports from the 2017 Oxford Real Farming Conference, where she speaks to farmers and food campaigners, hearing that farm life beyond Brexit is a common concern.

Caz Graham reports from the 2017 Oxford Real Farming Conference, where she speaks to farmers and food campaigners, hearing that farm life beyond Brexit is a common concern.

Coilin Nunan of the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics argues that the use of drugs in poultry and pig farming needs to be reduced, while Lynne Davis of the Open Food Network argues that food producers need to receive more of the profits made by agribusiness and the supermarkets.

Down the road in a keynote debate at the Oxford Farming Conference about life beyond Brexit, environmental campaigner George Monbiot likens the UK's withdrawl from the EU to a drunk being thrown out from a pub whle carrot farmer Guy Poskett argues strongly for the need to retain foreign workers.

Producer: Mark Smalley.

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Fri 6 Jan 2017 05:45

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