Less dither, more do

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Rock & Roll Farming with Flavian Obiero Flavian Obiero talks about his family’s move from Kenya to the UK when he was 15, settling in to life in a new country, how he got into farming, being a black man in an industry not exactly known for it’s diversity, and what we can all do to help in that regard.  All this, and lots more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Discover your new favourite harvest playlists. With all the tracks chosen by growers, Bayer’s Harvest Beats playlists on Spotify includes Combines Roll – a mix […]

Learning to use a handbrake

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Rock & Roll Farming with Tom Clarke A farmer who lives in London? What?! Tom Clarke’s no ordinary thinker. Listen as we talk about about how he went from being a successful management consultant to taking over the family farm in Cambridgeshire after losing his father, with zero farming experience. All this, and lots more.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Discover your new favourite harvest playlists. With all the tracks chosen by growers, Bayer’s Harvest Beats playlists on Spotify includes Combines Roll – a mix of classic tunes to get you singing the harvest in, […]

What’s Liz up to today?

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Rock & Roll Farming with Liz Hoggarth Over 182 podcast interviews, and this is the first to make me cry. Liz Hoggarth is a wonderful person, who’s dealt with a hell of a lot. Listen as we talk about just how devastating mental health issues can really be to entire families and communities.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk Win a takeaway for you and your team this harvest, courtesy of Bayer! Simply nominate your cab warrior – that team mate who goes above and beyond. Tell us why they deserve to win by tagging them […]

Roll with it

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Rock & Roll Farming with Llyr Jones Llyr Jones talks about taking over the family farm at 19, the huge range of different enterprises he has on the farm, including sheep and cattle, renewable energy production, free range laying hens, and rape seed oil production, his many wider industry roles, and how he came to be driving across the Sahara Desert in a transit van..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers […]

Ambitious Thinking

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Rock & Roll Farming with Vicki Hird Vicki Hird talks about what makes a successful campaigner, her work with Sustain, how we can make fairer food supply chains, her new book ‘ Re-Bugging the Planet’, and lots, lots more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk Are you tired of hunting through papers to find a key bit of information and struggling with cumbersome farm software? Fieldmargin makes […]

The Living Years

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Rock & Roll Farming with Gareth Edwards Gareth Edwards talks about his struggles with depression, selling the family farm, his involvement with the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, and living with prostate cancer. All this, and lots more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk

A Farm with a lot of Soul

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George Young is one of the most interesting people, let alone farmers, that I know. Listen as he describes how he went from banking, film, and music, to a full-on agroecological mixed farmer with BIG plans for the future of his farm. All this, and much more..  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk

Fieldwork – What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land

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Bella Bathurst has written one of the best books about farmers and their relationship to land that I’ve ever read. Join us as we discuss ‘Fieldwork – What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land’, and what she discovered whilst writing it.  Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk FieldMouse Research needs farmers to take part in paid market research. Join the Opinion Harvester panel and you will get between £10 for taking a short online survey or up to £200 for more in-depth research – www.opinionharvester.com  LG is a brand of plant breeders […]

Louise’s Farm Kitchen

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Rock & Roll Farming with Louise Urquhart Louise Urquhart talks about her family farm in Aberdeenshire, challenges with soil and sheep metabolism, getting started with pigs and direct selling, Louise’s Farm Kitchen, and the crowdfunding campaign she recently ran to start producing free range broiler hens. All this, and much more! Podcast Sponsors:  NFU Cymru – for more information please visit www.nfu-cymru.org.uk LG is a brand of plant breeders Limagrain; a farmer owned co-op dedicated to developing new varieties of arable, forage & amenity seeds for farmers and growers – www.lgseeds.co.uk