Farmers Weekly Podcast Ep 154: Agflation latest and warmer weather hopes

This week, it’s all about the weather as we cross our fingers in the hope that a cold, wet spring gives way to something a little warmer.

As the latest ag-inflation figures are released, we talk the the buying groups who have joined forces to get a better deal for on farm inputs.

We meet the Welsh dairy farmer who is growing a carbon-sucking shrub that could help combat climate change.

As global sugar prices boom, we look at the prospects for the UK’s sugar beet crop – and we’ve all the latest commodity prices.

And we meet the team from the NFU who have raised more than £30,000 for the Farm Africa charity – by running the London Marathon.

This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom, with additional reporting by Phil Case.

To contact Johann and Hugh, please email In the UK, you can also text the word FARM followed by your message to 88 44 0.





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