Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 53: Farm fatalities, farm incomes and water quality

More than 50 people have lost their lives in farm-related accidents over the past year.

It’s a shocking statistic – equivalent to one person a week going to work on a UK farm and never returning home. We look at the reasons behind agriculture’s appalling safety record – and how to improve it.

With farm incomes forecast to decline – how are you preparing for the future? And on the markets, beef prices continue to rise.

Poor water quality – are farmers really to blame? Or should water companies shoulder more of the responsibility?

Finally, we pay tribute to Prince Philip – as farmers share their memories of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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CF Fertilisers

CF Fertilisers is the UK’s only manufacturer of Ammonium Nitrate, 34.5% N fertiliser ‘Nitram’. Its iconic blue bags have been a staple of British agriculture for over 50 years. Its signature product Nitram sits alongside an extensive range of superior quality AN-based True Granular Compounds, with combination of N, P, K and S to match the needs of UK arable and grassland producers.


Massey Ferguson

With more than 160 years of innovation and experience, Massey Ferguson is one of the world’s leading tractor brands and a force in the global harvesting business.

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