Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 70: Cash boost to combat flea beetle in OSR

In this episode, researchers get a cash boost to combat flea beetle in oilseed rape.

We speak to the scientist who is seeking the holy grail of a single carbon footprint metric for UK agriculture.

See also: UK research begins to develop flea beetle-resistant OSR varieties

And we find out why healthy hedgerows are having a revival.

This episode co-hosted by Farmers Weekly’s Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.

 

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