100 episodes

Want to get to know the people who produce the food that you eat?
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Rock & Roll Farming Will Evans

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Want to get to know the people who produce the food that you eat?
This is the place. Step this way, and welcome to Rock & Roll Farming..

    The increased importance of winter security on the farm

    The increased importance of winter security on the farm

    As the clocks go back Will talks to Robin Till from NFU Mutual's Risk Management Services and PC Steven Kaminski from Cheshire Police to talk about the security challenges at this time of year, and to offer practical advice for the farming community.

    • 24 min
    Leading the Way

    Leading the Way

    Kate Rowell is one of my favourite people in farming. Listen as we discuss her family farm, working as a livestock vet during foot & mouth, returning to farming, and how she got involved with Quality Meat Scotland, and how she ended up chairing the organisation! 

    All this, and lots more. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Succession Planning in the Farming Community

    Succession Planning in the Farming Community

    Will is joined by Milly  Fyfe,  who  farms  in  Northamptonshire  and  has  been  through  the  succession planning process  with  her  own  family,  Heather  Wildman  from  Saviour  Associates,  who  specializes  in  facilitating  succession  planning,  and  Sean  McCann,  a  chartered  financial  planner  from  NFU  Mutual. Together they discuss this challenging subject and offer their thoughts and advice.

    • 47 min
    Bob Dylan's Portaloo

    Bob Dylan's Portaloo

    When I started this podcast, I wanted to talk to interesting people involved in Ag about their lives, and whats going on with their farms. Well, Tim Ashton is the very definition of interesting!

    Stand by to hear about everything from archaeological digs on his farm, an encounter with Julia Roberts in Malibu, changing his farming system to zero-till, building the first new long barrow in Britain for 4000 years, and how he's trying to help save the performing arts industry with #OnFarmCulture 

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Experience is Expensive

    Experience is Expensive

    Matt Launder is that rarest of beasts - a first generation farmer. We talk about how he got into farming, the lessons he's learned along the way, and why he decided to walk 9 of Britain's highest mountains in 72 hours. All this and much more. 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Agricultural contractors and their role in the farming industry

    Agricultural contractors and their role in the farming industry

    Will is joined by Ian Maddever, an agricultural contracting expert, and Charlie Yorke from NFU Mutual to talk about agricultural contracting, how the industry has changed and the role it now plays in the farming industry.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

DanVanGilst ,

Top quality, excellent podcast.

Excellent podcast. Interesting guests. Great style and editing/ quality. I love the different perspectives from across the pond.

Carlyn12 ,

This is it - relatable & fun podcast!

I've looked so long for a good podcast. Will asks excellent questions but leaves his guests room to talk. Interesting, fun, and the pacing is easy. Makes for an enjoyable listen and a treat. Subscribed!

Milkabot ,

13/10 listenable as h*ck

Great podcast, I love the international perspective. Good interviewing style.

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