CCTV in abattoirs, a pilot scheme for TB testing and small farm robots
The deadline has arrived for CCTV to be installed in English abattoirs, but some small operations aren't ready in time. And could future farm machinery be mini rather than mega?
Some small abattoirs have failed to comply with the new rules that mean CCTV has to be installed in all English abattoirs. Anna Hill speaks to one abattoir owner who says the cost is prohibitive, and in such a small operation, it's not necessary.
The Government has announced a pilot scheme to see if cattle TB testing can be done by non-vets.
Northern Irish apple farmers say the summer's hot weather has meant a bumper harvest.
And we get access to the field trials of some new farming tech - but is the future mini rather than mega?!