Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 59: TikTok tractor warning and insurance

In this episode, young farm workers are dicing with death by filming stunts involving moving farm machinery – and posting the footage on the internet

We examine the employment procedures put in place by farmers and agricultural contractors to stop it happening.

As the prospect of a tariff-free trade deal with Australia draws closer, we ask whether the UK government really is going to throw British farmers under a bus.

See also: Farmers to protest against Australia tariff-free trade deal

With American farmers keen on a trade deal with the UK too, we speak to a former USDA under secretary.

As second hand machinery values surge – will your insurance pay out enough if something went wrong.

And we meet the Welsh dairy farmer who just can’t keep the lid on his lunchbox.

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