The Farming Programme
The Farming Programme
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All the latest from the world of agricultural with news, views, and regular market and agronomy updates with Steve Orchard.
Nature-based solutions: what are they and what opportunities exist? We'll soon say farewell to one of the NFU's longest-serving advisers, we chat with Simon Fisher about his long and much-respected career. Plus there's agronomy advice, crop and market reports and prices and the weather for the week ahead. The week in agriculture!
New tech and new ideas from the Low Carbon Ag Show, the NFU Conference and a big government funding announcement, learning workshops, virtual farm visits, agronomy advice, crop and market reports and prices and the weather for the week to come. All on this week's podcast.
Another busy week for farming events, we get a taste of what's on offer at Stoneleigh this week, the latest fly-tipping stats are out, how do they look? And we've some more meat on the bones of the Sustainable Farming Incentive. Plus agronomy advice, crop and market reports and prices and the weather for the week to come.
One of the major farming conferences is making a welcome return to the Lincolnshire Showground in a few days. What's in store? We hear about an alternative source of fertiliser and a new farming advice service. Plus agronomy advice, crop and market reports and price and the weather for the week to come.
We hear about more shiny new stuff launched at LAMMA, Lincolnshire kids learn about the importance of breakfast, an update on last year's direct drilling trial and the return of Sean Sparling with agronomy advice and frost news for sugar beet growers. Plus the market prices and weather for the week to come.
We look at what's claimed to be the world's first seeding AND weeding autonomous robot. The CLA are unhappy with progress towards the introduction of ELMs - why? Plus details of grant funding available to farmers. And, of course, our weekly crop and market reports and some timely and important agronomy advice.
Profit vs sustainability - conflicting or complementary? The view of a Lincolnshire farmer and the NFU. We catch up with the Lincolnshire Rural Support Network and Virgin Money takes a look at the Chancellor's Autumn Statement. Plus, agronomy advice, crop and market reports and will the rain continue for another week?
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