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For and against students getting the crops in | Letters | Environment

Readers respond to an earlier letter suggesting that students should replace migrant farm workers after Brexit A backpacker picks apples during harvest in a fruit orchard. Photograph: Robert Lang Photography/Getty ImagesIn the agricultural sector there is a shortfall of 4,300 jobs with a tiny proportion of the

Huge levels of antibiotic use in US farming revealed | Environment

Concerns raised over weakened regulations on imports in potential post-Brexit trade deals A farmer prepares to vaccinate a calf on a cattle ranch. Photograph: Jim West/AlamyLivestock raised for food in the US are dosed with five times as much antibiotic medicine as farm animals in the UK,