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Defra cuts, bird flu, Scottish moorland, farming careers

Presented by Anna Hill. Defra faces more responsibilities and even larger cuts. Plus why changes post-Brexit could mean the end of Defra.

Defra faces more responsibilities and even larger cuts. Economist Sean Rickard describes how the latest cuts could determine the future of Defra itself.
A Norfolk free range poultry producer is urging the government to look at vaccination to tackle bird flu in the future.
Gamekeepers and mountaineers are concerned that plans to significantly increase the amount of forest in Scotland could threaten wild moorland.
The agricultural engineering company Claas is building a new training academy, as part of a campaign to attract 50 new apprentices to the firm per year.

Presented by Anna Hill and produced by Beatrice Fenton.

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