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Flooding in Lincolnshire, Floating Dutch dairy, Health hub

Charlotte Smith catches-up with Stephen Francis to find out how the flooding in Lincolnshire is impacting on his pea crop, and farming minister Robert Goodwill gives his response.

Charlotte Smith catches-up with Stephen Francis to find out how the flooding in Lincolnshire is impacting on his pea crop, and there's not going to be any compensation for farmers like Stephen according to the Farming Minister Robert Goodwill.

Anna Holligan has been to see the cows on the world's first floating dairy in Rotterdam which the owners say could be replicated all over the world.

All this week Farming Today is looking at farm safety and in a recent survey farmers asked agreed that promoting good mental health is crucial if lives are to be saved and farmers kept safe. 'Health Hubs' may help as they provide a touch-point for farmers who are struggling, as Anna Varle reports.

It's the summer solstice and to mark the occasion the Radio 4 schedule will be speckled with poems to mark the longest day. It begins on Farming Today with Mossbawn: Sunlight by Seamus Heaney.

Producer: Toby Field

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