A Pittance and a Promise
(video 21 minutes)
How is farming to go forward in a sustainable way in post-Brexit Britain? Richard Betton, a hill farmer in the Yorkshire Dales, discusses issues in integrating food produciton with animal welfare and environmental standards. Much of the land he farms is based on peat - as is much of the fens.
For him, three aspects - environmental sustainability, food production and the skills and knowledge of the farmer - have to be held together with financial stability.
Working practices in farming
Farming is not just about livestock and crops. There is a dark side - modern slavery and exploitative work.
Use the resources below to find out more about the problem, and how it is tackled.