The Farming Week

Episodes

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takes a new direction in 1988 and each week visits a different county to discuss the farming and meet the people. The series is presented by Allan Wright who this week returns to his native Dumfriesshire. BBC Pebble Mill

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Presented By: Allan Wright

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continues its tour of the British countryside and this week visits Oxfordshire and calls in on the prestigious Oxford Farming Conference.

Presented and produced by Allan Wright BBC Pebble Mill

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Produced By: Allan Wright

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visits Essex. Allan Wright begins his tour at the giant

Ford-New Holland tractor plant at Basildon and then meets up with his guide to Essex, farmer Phil Cottis.

Produced by the AGRICULTURAL UNIT BBC Pebble Mill

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880116]

Unknown: Allan Wright

Unknown: Phil Cottis.

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Farmers, bankers, auctioneers and huntsmen tell the agricultural story of Leicestershire.

Presented and produced by Allan Wright BBC Pebble Mill

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comes from Gloucestershire where Vic Hughes , the Principal of the Royal Agricultural College at

Cirencester acts as county guide for Allan Wright.

Produced by the AGRICULTURAL UNIT BBC Pebble Mill

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Unknown: Vic Hughes

Unknown: Allan Wright.

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Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Graham Harvey

Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Unknown: Richard Wright

Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: John Walton

Producer: Tim Finney

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Producer: David Dixon

Editor: Tim Finney

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Editor: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Unknown: Henry Yates

Producer: Tim Finney

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Why farmers do what they do... an Essex farm throws open its gates to the politicians and the opinion formers. Plus, one year on from Hyde Park, Richard Sanders asks: does anybody remember? Producer Tim Finney BBC Pebble Mill

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Unknown: Richard Sanders

Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Richard Sanders

Producer: Tim Finney

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In the first of three programmes on agriculture in Eastern

Europe, Oliver Walston reports from Poland and East Germany. Producer Tim Finney BBC Pebble Mill

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Producer: Tim Finney

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Why do growers ignore the lucrative restaurant trade?

Henrietta Green reports. Presenter David Addis. Editor Tim Finney BBC Pebble Mill

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Unknown: Henrietta Green

Presenter: David Addis.

Editor: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Henrietta Green

Presenter: David Addis.

Editor: Tim Finney

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In Zimbabwe farmers are turning to fuel crops and in Israel they are putting pedometers on their cows....

Producer David Dixon Editor Tim Finney BBC Pebble Mill

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Producer: David Dixon

Editor: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Presenter: David Addis.

Editor: Tim Finney

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Producer: Carol Trewin

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Producer: Tim Finney.

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Unknown: St Lawrence River.

Producer: Tim Finney

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A report on the Oxford Farming Conference. Producer Tim Finney

Contributors

Producer: Tim Finney

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Producer Tim Finney

Contributors

Producer: Tim Finney

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Poultry-keeping in Africa, sugar in the West Indies and Bali cattle in South East Asia. Presented by George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Presented By: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Presented By: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Producer Tim Fmney

Contributors

Producer: Tim Fmney

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Producer: Tim Fmney

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Presented by George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Presented By: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Farming and the new food safety rules. Producer Tim Fmney

Contributors

Producer: Tim Fmney

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Farmers and Food A four-part monthly series in conjunction with BBC Good Food magazine. 1: George and Amanda Streatfeild and their

Dorset pigs and hams. Producer Tim Finney

Contributors

Unknown: Amanda Streatfeild

Producer: Tim Finney

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Unknown: Amanda Streatfeild

Producer: Tim Finney

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From pig fairs to fresh produce fairs, via a day with a vet specialising in natural and homeopathic medicines.

Producer Richard Sanders

Contributors

Producer: Richard Sanders

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Producer: Richard Sanders

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Nepalese farmers come off the chemical treadmill; sweet pork in Cuba; and why aid projects often fail. With George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Richard Sanders reports from leafy Surrey on a parish struggling to stay rural in the face of endless diversification.

Producer Richard Sanders

Contributors

Producer: Richard Sanders

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How are farmers surviving in the Soviet Union, and why are Cumbrian farmers selling their walls?

Presented and produced by Carol Trewin.

Contributors

Produced By: Carol Trewin.

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Produced By: Carol Trewin.

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Presented and produced by Tim Finney.

Contributors

Produced By: Tim Finney.

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Produced By: Tim Finney.

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Live reports from the Royal Show on the country's farming and food. Producers Carol Trewin and Richard Sanders

Contributors

Producers: Carol Trewin

Producers: Richard Sanders

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Producers: Carol Trewin

Producers: Richard Sanders

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Malawian women farmers grow more nutritious food for their children;

Vietnamese pigs acquire a sweet tooth; and in Pakistan, farmers take out loans for carpets and milk. With George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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How poor farmers in Brazil are struggling to defend their livelihoods; and how farmers are being helped to develop sustainable farming systems in the dry, marginal areas of eastern Kenya.

With George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Oliver Walston visits the former East Germany to investigate how farming there is changing in post cold war times.

Producer Carol Trewin

Contributors

Unknown: Oliver Walston

Producer: Carol Trewin

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Producer: Carol Trewin

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This week: agroforestry in Costa Rica, fish farming in Bangladesh and woman-power in Kenya.

With George MacPherson. Producer David Dixon

Contributors

Unknown: George MacPherson.

Producer: David Dixon

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Richard Sanders reports from Surrey on a parish struggling to stay rural in the face of diversification. Producer Richard Sanders

Contributors

Producer: Richard Sanders

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Farmers' Any Questions? from the Romney Marshes. Producer Tim Finney

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Producer Tim Finney

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Producer Richard Sanders

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A Brush with the Law

Next Friday sees the introduction in the House of Commons of a Private

Member's Bill that would outlaw cruelty to wild animals. This would effectively ban fox hunting, beagling and other field sports. David Addis looks not at the emotional arguments but at the practical effects on the countryside of such a bill. Producer David Addis

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Unknown: David Addis

Producer: David Addis

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Highland sporting estates are under threat from

Brussels, London and hill-walkers. Euan Mcllwraith looks at the second highland clearances as sheep, deer and men are removed from hills and glens in Scotland. Producer Euan Mcllwraith

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Unknown: Euan McLlwraith

Producer: Euan McLlwraith

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Permaculture takes off in India; rabbits improve farm incomes in China; and fisheries benefit the landless of Bangladesh.

With George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

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Reports from the annual European Agricultural Outlook conference in London. Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920229]

Produced By: Richard Sanders.

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Oliver Walston continues his journey around hill farms in England,

Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Producer Carol Trewin

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Women in fanning is this week's theme women play a vital role in feeding the world.

With George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

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A green-wellied dating agency, novel uses for linseed, bubbling optimism from farm students - and more. Producer Richard Sanders

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Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.

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Live from the 1992 Hyde Park Festival of Food and Farming, with Tim Finney.

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Unknown: Tim Finney.

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Presented and produced by Tim Finney.

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with Oliver Walston. Producer Carol Trewin

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Unknown: Oliver Walston.

Producer: Carol Trewin

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with Simon Parkes.

Producer Sue Broom

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Unknown: Simon Parkes.

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George Macpherson travels through eastern Europe to find out if it is going to be easy for state farms and the large cooperatives to become private units.

Producer David Dixon

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Unknown: George MacPherson

Producer: David Dixon

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Are farm shops just another form of extra cash, or an irritating stream of visitors? David Addis investigates with reports from England, France, Canada and Germany. Producer Tim Finney

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Unknown: David Addis

Producer: Tim Finney

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A look across the fanning world miniature cattle beat the drought in Africa; school leavers promote new farming techniques in Papua New Guinea: and rice pastures help to reclaim degraded land in South America. Presented by George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

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Suzie Emmett goes on the trail of food aid. If you're hungry, it's everything you want. If you're a local grower, foreign grain can put you out of business. Producer Tim Finney

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Unknown: Suzie Emmett

Producer: Tim Finney

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Oliver Walston looks at farming in Bolivia, from the mountainous altiplano to slash and burn in the Amazonian jungle. Producer Carol Trewin

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Oliver Walston continues his journey through Bolivia, looking at livestock farming. Producer Carol Trewin

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Contrasting the glossy side of agriculture, as seen at the Royal Smithfield

Show, with man's efforts to keep starvation at bay in parts of the Third World. Producer Tim Finney

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Henrietta Green looks at how farmers are contributing towards the Christmas feast.

Producer Min Raisman

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Unknown: Henrietta Green

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Oliver Walston considers the work of three men who influenced modem British agriculture: Harry Ferguson ,

George Stapledon and Tom Williams.

Producer Carol Trewin

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Unknown: Oliver Walston

Unknown: Harry Ferguson

Unknown: George Stapledon

Unknown: Tom Williams.

Producer: Carol Trewin

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What is the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust? Carol Trewin investigates.

Producer Carol Trewin

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Unknown: Carol Trewin

Producer: Carol Trewin

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Oliver Walston tests the temperature of farming in Australia, Canada and South Africa.

Producer Carol Trewin

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Oliver Dowding looks into sustainable agriculture. Producer Tim Finney

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Unknown: Oliver Dowding

Producer: Tim Finney

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with Tim Finney.

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with George Macpherson. Producer David Dixon

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Is countryside stewardship a proper use of public funds? Shouldn't farmers care for the countryside without cash incentives?

Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.

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Presented by George Macpherson.

An international programme that looks at forestry and the integration of trees into farming systems around the world. Producer David Dixon

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Oliver Walston looks at the English wine industry. Is it just a curiosity or a force to be reckoned with? Producer Carol Trewin

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Richard Sanders uncovers the delights in store for Britain's farmers as a new EC session begins in Brussels. Editor Tim Finney

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Unknown: Richard Sanders

Editor: Tim Finney

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George Macpherson learns how families in China have trebled their incomes. Producer David Dixon

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Where now for the UK's dairy industry? Will the brave new world, with no Milk Marketing Board, give access to a true free market? And what benefit will it be to the consumer? Presented and produced by Richard Sanders.

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Dylan Winter investigates the myth and the reality of the working cowboy's life.

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Richard Sanders previews the Royal Smithfield Show.

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Unknown: Richard Sanders

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