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Climate friendly dairying, Agricultural apprenticeships, Trading grain direct

As we reported yesterday, dairy group Arla plans to make all their milk carbon-neutral by 2050 - but is it workable? We hear from Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, Les Firbank.

As we reported yesterday, dairy group Arla plan to make all their milk carbon-neutral by 2050 - but is it workable? We hear from Professor of Sustainable Agriculture, Les Firbank, who describes how it could be feasible.
All this week we're talking about agriculture's next generation. Encouraging more young people to start a career in the industry is a challenge, but one way to enable newcomers is to set up apprenticeships.
In days gone by farmers would take their grain to market to sell themselves, but now it's all done online and farmers will often sell their harvest 'forward' and agree a price and contract even before the crops are in. We hear from one initiative which aims to train farmers to trade their own grain like a trader, and teach them all about price risk management.

Presented by Anna Hill and produced by Beatrice Fenton.

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