9 episodes

News, views and analysis for farmers from Farmers Weekly magazine – the weekly publication for the UK agricultural industry. Co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Hugh Broom.

The Farmers Weekly Podcast Farmers Weekly

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    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

News, views and analysis for farmers from Farmers Weekly magazine – the weekly publication for the UK agricultural industry. Co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Hugh Broom.

    Tractor GPS thefts, Prince Charles & harvest workers, tariffs, barley bulge, & mental health awareness

    Tractor GPS thefts, Prince Charles & harvest workers, tariffs, barley bulge, & mental health awareness

    Police are warning farmers that criminal gangs are targeting farms across the country – stealing GPS systems worth thousands of pounds from tractors.Prince Charles joins the campaign to get Brits working on farms and help bring in this year's harvest....

    • 46 min
    Lockdown eased, fight over food standards, fungicide ban, online livestock sales, & lemons in the Outer Hebrides

    Lockdown eased, fight over food standards, fungicide ban, online livestock sales, & lemons in the Outer Hebrides

    In this week's podcast, we look at the impact on farmers as coronavirus restrictions are eased and allow people back into the countryside.Social distancing must still be observed – of course – but concerns remain that an influx of visitors from towns...

    • 39 min
    Dust mask shortages, oilseed rape guarantees, food security, dairy payments, & TB-test troubles

    Dust mask shortages, oilseed rape guarantees, food security, dairy payments, & TB-test troubles

    Farmers and grainstore managers face a critical shortage of dust masks ahead of harvest because demand has soared due to coronavirus.People are buying up the masks to limit the spread of the virus – making them hard to come by for farmers who need them...

    • 32 min
    Rain boosts crops, machinery spares, public support for farmers, dairy hardship, & garden centres

    Rain boosts crops, machinery spares, public support for farmers, dairy hardship, & garden centres

    In the last week of the driest April since records began, it finally rains – prompting growers to tweak their crop management programmes.We ask three farmers – David White (Cambridgeshire), Colin Woodward (Oxfordshire) and Craig Livingstone (Hampshire)...

    • 33 min
    Farmers demand better from AHDB, Red Tractor inspections, COVID-19 loans, & Welsh NVZs

    Farmers demand better from AHDB, Red Tractor inspections, COVID-19 loans, & Welsh NVZs

    Farmers are to get more say on how the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board spends their money. We talk to AHDB chairman Nicholas Saphir and Mark Coulman of the Tenant Farmers Association.Devon sheep farmer Colin Rowland, Essex cereal grower...

    • 34 min
    Special Episode: Peter Kendall talks food & farming

    Special Episode: Peter Kendall talks food & farming

    Sir Peter Kendall reveals all about his time at the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board – after serving six years as AHDB chairman.In this special interview – recorded just days after Sir Peter left the AHDB – he tells Farmers Weekly chief...

    • 48 min

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