Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 97: Food security, safety day and hedgerows

In this episode: is ramping up UK farm output the answer to food supply problems caused by conflict in Ukraine? Do government leaders and policymakers need to rebalance the relationship between food production and environmental schemes? We ask two farmers. On the markets, we look at fertiliser prices and ask how high can they go? See also: Ukraine war could trigger double-digit fall in UK food output We join 350 farmers as they visit the UK’s first regional farm safety day. And we hear from the farmer who got volunteers to plant 4km of hedge in just four weeks. This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.

 

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