Farming Today - 22/01/2010

The Scottish Government is spending 300,000 pounds to bring the parts of animals we usually throw away back onto our plates. It's hoped eating offal could help generate three million pounds a year for the industry. Charlotte Smith asks why tripe is not as popular in this country as it is elsewhere in the world. Also, staff working at the Rural Payments Agency have received bonuses worth 1.8 million pounds over the last five years. That's despite the agency being heavily criticised for its handling of the single farm payment subsidy to farmers. A recent parliamentary report condemned 'poor leadership' and said the agency was still beset with problems.


  • 2010-01-22 05:45:00 - 2010-01-22 06:00:00 on Radio 4 FM, Radio 4 LW,