Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 55: Robotic tractor debut and succession planning

In this episode, a robotic tractor makes its UK debut – we find out how it works on a demonstration day in Suffolk.

We tackle the thorny issue of farm succession planning: what could be in store for the next generation of your family?

See also: Video: Electronic robot weed zapper cuts inputs and carbon

Growing trees in fields – six East Anglia growers open their gates to show how agro-forestry benefits their farm business.

In the markets, we look at a novel way of keeping abreast of all the latest bidding at Ireland’s livestock marts.

And we talk to the Durham farmer who had a visit from royalty.

This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom with Farmers Weekly senior machinery reporter Edd Mowbray.

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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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