The government has tightened planning laws on common land, bringing UK law into line with EU directives.
The Soil Association has published a wish list of food and farming manifesto priorities, in light of Theresa May's snap election announcement.
Scientists who have managed to keep prematurely born lambs alive for weeks in artificial wombs that look like plastic bags say their work could go on to improve care for human babies born preterm.
Dairy processor Arla Foods amba has elected to maintain the milk price paid to its UK suppliers, though mainland prices will be cut in May.
H5N8 bird flu has been detected on a chicken farm near Nykoping, Sweden.