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07/11/19 Designer cows, Blue fin tuna, Truffle-hunting

A new study says rapid advances in genetics are transforming the way dairy farmers are running their businesses. Could designer cows be just around the corner?

A study from international agricultural specialists Rabobank says rapid advances in breeding technologies and genetics are transforming the way dairy farmers are running their businesses. Could designer cows be just around the corner?

Farming Today continues its week-long focus on mushrooms, with a look at truffles. We meet the farmer trying to cultivate them in Wiltshire, and go out hunting for wild ones with the help of his labrador.

Blue fin tuna have returned to UK waters. A project off the Western Isles in Scotland is trying to find out why, by tagging fish. But it turns out they're not too easy to catch!

Presented by Charlotte Smith. Produced by Emma Campbell.

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