FW Podcast Episode 31: Where now for Red Tractor farm scheme?

Red Tractor chairman Lucy Neville Rolfe is out after she voted against measures to protect British farmers from substandard food imports.

What next for the farm assurance scheme? 

Growers and livestock producers take to the streets over the government’s refusal to ban food imports produced using methods that are illegal in the UK.

One year after footage of his flood-hit farm was beamed around the world, Henry Ward says he fears a repeat of the disaster that left his house reachable only by boat.

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Capital allowances for agriculture are changing – and we’ve all the latest commodity prices in our latest market round-up.

And could turning insects into animal feed be the next big thing?

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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