An experimental farm in Dumfries is attempting to solve some of the world's food problems.
The Crichton Royal Farm, part of Scotland's Rural University College, is carrying out a series of ground breaking experiments with dairy cows, one of which could see the animals being raised in city centres.
The research carried out at the world renowned agricultural centre, could improve land usage to help feed our planet's growing population.
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