Farming Today This Week: Pig Week
Concluding Farming Today's week on a Yorkshire pig farm, Charlotte Smith revisits some of the week's highlights and puts some listener questions to the Morgan family.
It's been a week full of snow, ice and piggy discovery on Farming Today - as the team spent a full week on a Yorkshire pig farm, owner by the Morgan family.
This morning, Charlotte Smith braves the 'Beast from the East' and finishes off by looking at some of the key moments in the day-to-day running of the farm, from Anna Hill visiting both the indoor and outdoor units, to discussions with sisters Kate and Vicky Morgan about animal welfare, product labelling, antibiotic use in agriculture, and the future of pig farming in Britain. She also puts some listener questions to the Morgan family.
Meanwhile we also hear more on pig farming standards from Compassion in World Farming's Philip Lymbery, and get a sneak preview of a special episode of The Food Programme, airing on Radio 4 tomorrow afternoon - which will be focusing on rare breed pigs.
Presented by Charlotte Smith; produced by Lucy Taylor.