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Harvest overview, Agricultural retail, A play called Cow

Bill Clark at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany talks to Sybil Ruscoe about how this year's harvest is going for farmers across the country.

Bill Clark at the National Institute of Agricultural Botany talks to Sybil Ruscoe about how this year's harvest is going for farmers across the country and why the varying weather in the North and South of England has made such a difference to yields.

Farm supply stores are struggling, despite being more than just a shop for many consumers. Suzie Horne from Farmers Weekly explains some of the reasons why this sector is coming under pressure.

A play called 'Cow' at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival is exploring issues like isolation in the countryside, farm safety, second homes and falling farm incomes. Nancy Nicolson's been to meet the creator of this one-woman show, Jessica Barker-Wren.

Presenter: Sybil Ruscoe
Producer: Toby Field.

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