The Farming Programme
The Farming Programme
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Exciting new kit and tech showcased at last week's Midlands Machinery Show, plus a chat with NFU Deputy President Tom Bradshaw, who was there. A look ahead to this week's Farm Business Innovation show at the NEC. Sugar, agronomy, crops, markets, weather and the week's farming news. Plus the launch of the Lincolnshire Schools Challenge.
Water - too much of it. We're out on the flooded acres of Lincolnshire - is the Environment Agency doing enough? We meet all the winners from the recent British Farming Awards, welcome loads of vintage tractors, get some important agronomy advice, check the markets and the weather for the week ahead - more rain?
Tech to predict the weather and using drones for spraying, spreading and sowing. We meet the new County Chair of Lincolnshire Young Farmers and find out about their new members month. Plus check the crops, markets and weather for the wee ahead. And crop doctor Sean Sparling has some important and timely agronomy advice for us.
The trial crop of haricot beans has been harvested, will we see British-grown baked beans soon? We discuss making those difficult family conversations easier and hear about some new grant money for livestock farmers. Plus agronomy advice, the markets, news and the weather for the week ahead. The week in agriculture!
We're with the Police, the NFU and affected farmers as the 4x4s return for another hare coursing season. There's new rules around buying fertilizer, it's Lincolnshire Day; and a new survey looks at the effects of Covid, Brexit and the cost of living crisis on farmers. Plus important and timely agronomy advice, a look at the markets and the weather for the week ahead.
More delays to SFI - what does it mean for farmers and land owners; when will you get paid? We'll discuss with the NFU and CLA. We've some enjoyable, inspiring and FREE business support for farming families. And young farmers and students - the NFU needs YOU! Plus our regular crop, livestock and grain market reports, important agronomy advice and the week's weather forecast.
We're looking ahead to 'loving lamb', visiting a Lincolnshire vineyard, re-visiting an organic farm, congratulating lots of local farmers up for awards and welcoming Sean Sparling back with his crop, harvest report and as we move towards the new season, some timely agronomy advice. Plus a look at the markets and the weather for the week ahead.
Exam results day is getting closed - what are you (or yours) going to do next, come September. We take a look back at the season so far that's brought us to this point and hear from several farmers how their harvest is going. Plus a look at the grain and livestock markets and the weather for the week to come.
Time to get involved in 24 Hours in Farming, there's good news about fly-tipping, but is it enough? Plus details of a cereals career development opportunity, the return of Lincolnshire's Partney Fair, crop, livestock and grain market reports, important agronomy advice and the weather for the week to come.
Why is no one in the UK growing the beans that make baked beans? What does the largest village show in the UK have to offer this year? Who is the new Chief Exec of the Lincolnshire Showground and what does she have planned for the show? All this plus timely agronomy advice, crop, livestock and grain market reports and the weather for the week ahead.