Talking Europe

Farming in Europe: Old MacDonald goes high-tech (part 1)

Forget tractors and combine-harvesters: drones, hackers, and gene-editing are increasingly joining the farmer's toolkit in 2018. Our team has travelled around Europe to see how the latest innovations are changing the way the continent produces food for its ever-growing population.


In this first part of the show we take you to Spain. We find out how drones are helping to get around drought in the world’s number one olive oil producer, and discover a cutting-edge partnership between the EU and China that’s literally sowing the seeds of the farming of tomorrow.

Click here to watch part two.

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