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13/09/19: No-deal Brexit plans, Women in farming, French cattle, Fish

What would a no-deal Brexit mean for food and farming? Operation Yellowhammer maps out official plans. Caz Graham is at the Westmorland County Show to talk about women in farming.

As the Government publishes details of Operation Yellowhammer - its worst-case no-deal Brexit scenario - one expert says it will put some people out of business, and lead to shortages of food and labour. Professor Allan Buckwell from the Institute of European Environmental Policy says the plans map out what will happen in the short term, but the impact will be felt for years.

Caz Graham is at the Westmorland County Show in South Cumbria. She speaks to three women in agriculture about their careers: the show's chief executive Christine Knipe, the first ever female Master of the Worshipful Company of Farmers Rosie Carne, and NFU president Minette Batters.

It's the first time French Parthenais cattle have been exhibited at Westmorland. Caz speaks to a winning breeder and finds out why this variety's becoming more popular.

And as part of angling week, we find out what the Environment Agency is doing after anglers in the Midlands complained about a lack of fish.

Presented by Caz Graham and produced by Rebecca Rooney.

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