12 episodes

In this new podcast, listeners will hear about the emergence of regenerative agriculture as a sustainable solution to mitigating some of agriculture’s biggest challenges, as well as some of the latest advancements in new agricultural products and technologies developed as a means of contributing to achieving net-zero by 2050.
Sponsored by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, this new podcast will aim to bridge the knowledge gap between science and its application through focussed discussions with a host of experts working within agriculture.
The podcast will be hosted by Katherine Lister – Marketing and Communications Manager at Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing.
DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.
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Agriculture 2050 Katherine Lister

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In this new podcast, listeners will hear about the emergence of regenerative agriculture as a sustainable solution to mitigating some of agriculture’s biggest challenges, as well as some of the latest advancements in new agricultural products and technologies developed as a means of contributing to achieving net-zero by 2050.
Sponsored by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, this new podcast will aim to bridge the knowledge gap between science and its application through focussed discussions with a host of experts working within agriculture.
The podcast will be hosted by Katherine Lister – Marketing and Communications Manager at Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing.
DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.
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    Episode 10 – Let's Talk Pollinators: Part 1

    Episode 10 – Let's Talk Pollinators: Part 1

    Welcome to the tenth episode of Agriculture 2050! This week, we're joined by Professor Simon Potts who is Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services at the University of Reading, UK. In this episode, Simon explores the importance of the pollination process, the reason for recent pollinator species decline, as well as how we can improve current societal understanding about the need to conserve, protect and promote these species.
    Useful Links
    EU-PoMS – https://wikis.ec.europa.eu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=23462107Promoting pollination and pollinators in farming – https://shop.bdspublishing.com/store/bds/detail/workgroup/3-190-109532 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 29 min
    Episode 9 – Diving Into Natural Capital

    Episode 9 – Diving Into Natural Capital

    Welcome to the ninth episode of Agriculture 2050! This week, we're joined by Martina Macpherson who has over 20 years of sustainable finance experience in both industry and academia. In this episode, Martina delves into the somewhat complex topic of natural capital and its relation to agriculture, as well as how better management of Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses (AFOLU) systems can impact biodiversity and other ecosystem services.
    Useful Links
    Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (FoSDA) – https://futureofsustainabledata.com/Policy Liaison Group on ESG (formerly All-Party Parliamentary Group on ESG) – https://plgesg.org/Protecting natural capital and biodiversity in the agri-food sector – https://shop.bdspublishing.com/store/bds/detail/workgroup/3-190-133397The role of global investors in protecting natural capital and delivering ecosystem services within agriculture, food and other land use value chains – https://shop.bdspublishing.com/store/bds/detail/product/3-190-9781835450710EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation – https://tinyurl.com/yn8t6syd 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 40 min
    Episode 8 – Groundswell: The Regenerative Agriculture Festival

    Episode 8 – Groundswell: The Regenerative Agriculture Festival

    Welcome to the eighth episode of Agriculture 2050! This week, we're joined by Paul Cherry who is the co-founder of Groundswell – The Regenerative Agriculture Festival. In this episode, Paul tells us the story behind Groundswell's creation, the importance of knowledge sharing, as well as the regenerative agriculture practices he and his brother John (the other co-founder of Groundswell) adopt on their farm (Lannock Manor Farm).
    Useful Links
    Groundswell – https://groundswellag.com/No-till on the Plains – https://www.notill.org/The Pasture Fed Livestock Association – https://www.pastureforlife.org/ 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 17 min
    Episode 7 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 3

    Episode 7 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 3

    Welcome to the seventh episode of Agriculture 2050! This week, we're joined by Anne Bhogal who is a Principal Research Scientist at ADAS – one of the UK's largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy firms. In this episode, we discuss soil organic matter, what it is and its contribution to overall soil health, as well as what the term regenerative agriculture means to Anne as a soil scientist.
    Useful Links
    ADAS – https://adas.co.uk/AHDB Soil Assessments – https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/soil-assessmentsThe Soil Health Scorecard – https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/the-soil-health-scorecardImproving soil health – https://shop.bdspublishing.com/store/bds/detail/workgroup/3-190-106455 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 24 min
    Episode 6 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 2

    Episode 6 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 2

    Welcome to the sixth episode of Agriculture 2050 where we're joined by Dr Elizabeth Stockdale who is Head of Farming Systems Research at NIAB in the UK. In this episode, we explore the importance of measuring soil health and the recent technological advancements developed to aid farmers with their measurements.
    Useful Links
    NIAB – https://www.niab.com/Groundswell – https://groundswellag.com/Cereals 2024 – https://www.cerealsevent.co.uk/AHDB Soil Assessments – https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/soil-assessmentsThe Soil Health Scorecard – https://ahdb.org.uk/knowledge-library/the-soil-health-scorecardAdvances in measuring soil health – https://shop.bdspublishing.com/store/bds/detail/workgroup/3-190-89124 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 46 min
    Episode 5 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 1

    Episode 5 – Let's Talk Soil Health: Part 1

    Welcome to the fifth episode of Agriculture 2050 where we're joined by Dr Jack Hannam who is the current President of the British Society of Soil Science. In this episode, Dr Hannam delves into why soil is so important, the role the UK government can play in highlighting the importance of optimising soil health, as well as her own research with the LandIS team at Cranfield University (UK) and the British Society of Soil Science.
    Useful Links
    LandIS: The Land Information System – https://www.landis.org.uk/National Soil Map of England and Wales (NATMAP) – https://www.landis.org.uk/data/natmap.cfmBiodiversity Net Gain – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/understanding-biodiversity-net-gainUK government's 25 Year Environment Plan – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/25-year-environment-planUK government's 25 Year Environment Plan Annual Progress Report 2023 – https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/64ccbf833c4564000d942a0d/25yep-annual-progress-report-2023.pdfBritish Society of Soil Science – https://soils.org.uk/ 
    DISCLAIMER: The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed are the guest’s own and do not represent the views, thoughts, and opinions of the podcast host (Katherine Lister) and the podcast sponsor (Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing). The material and information presented here is for general information purposes only.

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    • 32 min

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