Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 24: Badgers, Brexit and a deal for dairy

As the 2020 badger cull gets under way to combat bovine tuberculosis in cattle, we meet a farmer who says it is helping tackle the disease.

And as Brexit rhetoric ramps up, so too are efforts to ensure British farmers aren’t undermined by a flood of cheap food imports. Will they succeed?

A top UK expert explains what is really happening in trade talks – and what it means for farmers and food producers.

See also: FW Opinion: Back British Farming, protect against cheap imports

A deadline to get a fair deal for dairy farmers is about to expire. Have you had your say? 

Finally, the world’s biggest monthly farm machinery auction makes a welcome return after six months of coronavirus lockdown.

This episode co-hosted by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom with Farmers Weekly deputy business editor Andrew Meredith.


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CF Fertilisers

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With more than 160 years of innovation and experience, Massey Ferguson is one of the world’s leading tractor brands and a force in the global harvesting business.

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