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Animal welfare and a no-deal Brexit, Reducing methane emissions from cows, Lettuce robot picker

The RSPCA says the welfare of farm livestock could nosedive if the UK leaves the EU without a deal unless the Government guarantees welfare standards for future trade deals.

The RSPCA says the welfare of farm livestock could nosedive if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. David Bowles tells Caz Graham he thinks the Government needs to guarantee welfare standards for all future trade deals as well as existing ones.

The impact of the beef industry on climate change is a hot topic at the moment, but Caz speaks to a company who have come up with a device that they says greatly reduces methane emissions emitted from a cow's mouth.

For Harvest week Anna Hill has been to the University of Cambridge to see their robot lettuce picker and ask when it will be quicker than the human eye and hand.

Producer: Toby Field

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