After a year of drought followed by flooding, farmers could look increasingly to science and technology for help in tackling changing weather patterns.
That's the message from this year's Norfolk Farming Conference which is taking place at the John Innes centre in Norwich.
With rising food costs and a growing population the industry is pushing for solutions, like GM crops, developed and grown in the ITV Anglia region.
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