12 episodes

The Mail Run delivers you Australia's most important rural stories in a way that's easy to understand. The compelling podcast is produced by The Weekly Times, Australia’s best-selling rural newspaper and most-read rural news website.

The Mail Run The Weekly Times

    • Business

The Mail Run delivers you Australia's most important rural stories in a way that's easy to understand. The compelling podcast is produced by The Weekly Times, Australia’s best-selling rural newspaper and most-read rural news website.

    Young farmers: Why they're still choosing to work on the land

    Young farmers: Why they're still choosing to work on the land

    Journalists Bethany Griffiths and Chantelle Francis hear from the next generation on why, despite all farming's challenges, they are st...

    • 16 min
    The 150th Special

    The 150th Special

    The year is 1869. Wheat is the biggest crop in Victoria. About 35 per cent of the colony's population lives in Melbourne. And a new new...

    • 19 min
    Hidden drought: The despair amid a bumper season for crops

    Hidden drought: The despair amid a bumper season for crops

    When we talk about how farmers are doing across Victoria's cropping regions, it's a tale of two seasons. This episode we delve into who...

    • 16 min
    What is meat? Exploring the future of the food industry

    What is meat? Exploring the future of the food industry

    Plant-based diets are increasingly popular but labels on them divide the population. In this episode we investigate so-called "meat-fre...

    • 25 min
    Sunny side up: Caged egg production verses free-range poultry

    Sunny side up: Caged egg production verses free-range poultry

    Eggs are a staple in many Australians' diets, but what is it that drives consumer choices? Do you exclusively buy free range? Or do you...

    • 19 min
    Women in agriculture: Success, sexism and leadership

    Women in agriculture: Success, sexism and leadership

    Gone are the days when women involved in agriculture were "just a farmer's wife", but that doesn't mean the challenges women once faced...

    • 17 min

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