Meet the Farmers Podcast – Episode 77. The Hunter-Naturalist

In this latest episode of the Meet the Farmers podcast (22/06/2020) Ben speaks to chartered surveyor and rural commentator Rob Yorke. Rob has interviewed multiple well known faces in the food, farming and environment worlds including Michael Gove and Minette Batters. He's also written 122 letters to the Times and by day manages pipelaying schemes. … Continue reading Meet the Farmers Podcast – Episode 77. The Hunter-Naturalist

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 70 with Robin Milton

In this week's episode Ben looks back on the farming news from the past week with Matt Swain before the main interview with Exmoor farmer Robin Milton who is also Chair of the Exmoor National Park Authority. Then, there's everyone's favourite farming quiz 'Guess the Crop'. https://soundcloud.com/user-396010157/meet-the-farmers-podcast-episode-70/s-7jcmR2K8que

Book Review: ‘Under the Stars’ by Matt Gaw

Matt Gaw's first book, The Pull of the River, was described as “excellent” by the Times Literary Supplement and yet I have to admit that I am yet to read it. However, having just finished his second - Under the Stars - I have written myself a note to buy a copy. You know you have read … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Under the Stars’ by Matt Gaw

‘Meet the Farmers’ (Change in Dairy mini-series) – episode 62 – John Allen

Meet the Farmers specials look at a farming issue or subject in more depth and for this mini-series we are exploring potential changes in the dairy sector over the next few years from environmental policy to competition from plant based alternatives. In this second episode of the mini series which comes out throughout this week … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ (Change in Dairy mini-series) – episode 62 – John Allen