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Global agricultural trade, migrant workers, drought and potatoes, phosphate research

News about food, farming and the countryside. A UN backed global agricultural report says trade is essential for continued food security. Plus the drought hits the UK potato crop.

A joint UN and OECD global agricultural report says trade in food commodities is essential for continued food security. The hot weather is having a damaging effect on the UK potato crop. Soft fruit prices are set to rise because of a shortage of workers. And the fascinating science of phosphates in agriculture, Farming Today hears how scientists may be able to reduce fertilizer use with the help of bacteria

Presented by Anna Hill

Produced by Alun Beach.

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