An announcement's expected later this week that an area of Dorset could be included in the next wave of badger culls.
Trials in parts of Somerset and Gloucestershire will also be continued, despite the fact that they failed to achieve their targets last year.
And as our political correspondent Bob Constantine reports, it comes as there's growing opposition in Parliament, including from Conservative MPs.
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A chilly night and day ahead, but there'll be plenty of sunshine around..
The weather overnight and tomorrow is chilly, so probably a good idea to check the central heating is working.