Meet the Farmers – episode 75 – the sheep farmer turned broadcaster

Ben speaks to former sheep farmer and current BBC newsreader Gareth Barlow who began his broadcasting career after running a flock of 600 sheep for several years and working as a butcher and in an abbatoir. Plus all the usual news and latest installment of Guess the Crop.

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 69 – How Now Brown Cow

It’s a new week and therefore a new episode of Meet the Farmers. Listen for farming news, interviews with Devon dairy farmer Oliver Lee and technology specialist Will Ross as well as the latest installment of everyone’s favourite new agricultural gameshow ‘Guess the Crop’. Subscribe today on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts so thatContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 69 – How Now Brown Cow”

‘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”

Thoughts from the week

I realise that you are probably fed up of hearing the word ‘COVID-19’ or ‘coronavirus’ on any form of media and so if you hoping to escape the virus on thinkingcountry I apologise. However, it wouldn’t seem right to reflect back on the week without mentioning it at all. At the time of writing theContinue reading “Thoughts from the week”