Meet The Farmers Podcast: Making a Small Mixed Farm Pay its Way

By Ben Eagle
11th April 2024
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Andrew Court runs the family’s 275-acre mixed farm with his mother and brother. The rotation includes winter wheat, spring oats, spring peas and winter barley as well as oil seed rape. Andrew studied agricultural engineering at Harper Adams before returning to the family farm. He is also involved with the Institute of Agricultural Engineers, is the new chair of the Farmers Club under 35s committee for 2024 and part of the Just Farmers network.

Image credit: Andrew Court


About Ben Eagle

Ben is a freelance journalist, podcaster and rural communications specialist based in the south east of England. His passion is telling rural stories through writing and podcasting and he has built an extensive network of rural contacts across the UK.

His podcasts include the Meet the Farmers Podcast and Rural Business Focus. He also makes podcasts and audio recordings for private clients. His work has been published by Farmers Weekly, The Guardian, The Sustainable Food Trust, Earth Island Journal, The Countryman and the Soil Association.