Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 80: Net zero, autumn Budget and mental health

In this episode, as the government launches its latest plan to tackle climate change, we ask whether the UK can reach net zero without reducing livestock numbers?

Could famers and rural businesses be clobbered by the chancellor Rishi Sunak targeting capital gains tax in his imminent autumn Budget?

See also: Rabi’s mental health findings a ‘wake-up call’ for farming

Amid charity warnings of a mental health crisis among farming families, what is the future for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution?

How you can make natural capital pay on your farm – with the help of an online carbon trading platform.

And we crown the winners in our Britain’s Fittest Farmer competition.

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