FarmingUK Magazine August 2018

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Saddleworth Moor farmers facing huge costs running into tens of thousands after devastating fire 4
Report highlights financial benefits of GM crops 14
"Wonky" fruit and veg sales triple in last two years 18
Staying fit and healthy whilst farming: a comprehensive guide 26
Tesco improves cost of production contracts for it's 160 lamb farmers 30
Crops are 'being parched to the bone', NFU says 32
'Fingerprint technology' to improve farm-to-farm traceability for Welsh lamb 34
'No deal' Brexit is 'armageddon scenario' for farming, NFU president warns 36
UK-wide initiative seeks to highlight benefits of red meat and debunk myths 38
Post-Brexit environment watchdog could set soil quality targets, committee says 42