Rock & Roll Farming with Peter & Paula Hynes Tonight I’m heading over to Aherla, near Cork in the South of Ireland to talk to dairy farmers Peter and Paula Hynes @Peterhynes15 @Paulahynes4 Firstly we talk about their non-farming backgrounds, how they met through a mutual love of horses and have been inseparable ever since, and how they ended up on their own dairy farm with 3 small Daughters in tow. Peter then talks movingly and in depth about his issues with mental health, and how he eventually overcame them with the help and support of Paula and multiple counselling […]
Rock & Roll Farming with Abi Reader Tonight I’m staying in Wales and heading down to Wenvoe, near Cardiff to talk to dairy farmer, Abi Reader @AbiReader We talk about Abi’s family farm, and how the business has grown over the years. We discuss her role at the farm, and what that entails, as well as the fantastic team that she has working for her, and also touch on future plans. We talk about the environmental improvements that they’ve made on the farm, including working with a local Wildlife Group planting orchards and working on a pond, which has helped […]
Rock & Roll Farming with Guy Smith Tonight, here in my farm office, for my first face to face interview, I’m talking to arable farmer and current Vice-President of the National Farmers Union, Guy Smith @essexpeasant We discuss what he’s doing so far North of home, and how he’s currently attending hustings all around the country for the NFU elections this month campaigning to be elected President. We talk about his farm on the North East Essex coast, and how it’s officially recognised as being the driest farm in England, and the challenges that brings. We go into the two […]
Rock & Roll Farming with Jude Capper (AGAIN!) Tonight for this Rock & Roll Farming short, I spoke to Jude Capper (AGAIN!) to find out all about #Februdairy – what it is, what she hopes to achieve with it, and how we can all get involved. Check it out folks..