In this episode, it’s a record-breaking early start to harvest – with some UK farmers reporting decent yields from winter malting barley crops.
But supply chain issues mean other growers are still waiting to take delivery of new combine harvesters. Will they arrive in time?
The UK’s climate change watchdog says agriculture is making “glacial” progress towards net zero targets. But who is to blame – farmers or the government?
And we meet the Channel Islands dairy farmer who has started her own OnlyFans website channel – to get the farming message across.
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