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”
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Meet the Farmers – episode 73 – Agriculture Bill Update and Seaweed Farming
Emily Norton, Head of Rural Research at Savills comes on the show to talk about the Agriculture Bill. Then, in ‘Farmer Focus’ Ben speaks to Wave Crookes from Seagrown about seaweed farming off the Yorkshire coast.
‘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’.
‘Meet the Farmers’ – ep.68 Lockdown Continues
Latest episode of the Meet the Farmers podcast featuring Suffolk farm manager Matthew Hawthorne as well as updates about latest farming news and new features. The podcast is now weekly and new episodes are available every Monday morning from 9am. You can subscribe to the podcast on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud and otherContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – ep.68 Lockdown Continues”
BBC Focus on Farming this week
Following a number of negative items in the BBC recently on farming, especially an interview featuring NFU President Minette Batters by Evan Davis, the BBC have decided to run a #BBCFarmingFocus week. Tweets about the week are already building up, with stories across local radio and on BBC Breakfast. Down on the farm 🐖 🐏🐔Continue reading “BBC Focus on Farming this week”