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Farming Today

25/10/19: Handsworth Grammar School does Farming Today, Invasive species, Cider apples

Duration: 14 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Handsworth Grammar School have made their very own version of Farming Today. Kevin Organ, the teacher behind the project, tells Charlotte Smith why he decided to let his pupils loose on Radio 4's flagship farming programme and she asks the four pupils about what they learned from the experience.

The Environmental Audit Committee is asking the government to triple its spending on tackling invasive species. The Committee's chair Mary Creagh tells Charlotte why she thinks it's necessary and what she thinks it could achieve.

It's top fruit week on Farming Today and Emily Hughes visits a cider-maker in Herefordshire to find out why they've saved the rare Box kernel apple.

Presenter: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Toby Field Show less

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