Farmers Weekly Podcast Ep 198: Farmers protest at Westminster

In this episode, farmers drive dozens of tractors through central London and call for a better deal from the Westminster government.

Why won’t Defra do more to keep illegal meat imports out of the country?

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We have more on the government’s decision to limit the amount of land entered into its Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme.

And #AreEWEok? We speak to the Scottish young farmers highlighting the importance of mental wellbeing at lambing time.

This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Scottish farmer Sandy Kirkpatrick.

Additional reporting by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Phil Case and Pig World editor Alistair Driver.

You can contact the Farmers Weekly Podcast by emailing podcast@fwi.co.uk. In the UK, you can also text the word FARM followed by your message to 88 44 0.

 

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