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About Ben Eagle

Ben is a farmer and agricultural/environmental writer from the Essex Coast. He blogs at and presents and produces the Meet the Farmers podcast.


Loud, proud and unashamedly speaking from the heart, meet That Welsh Farmer!

He’s the latest farmer to be taking the internet by storm through his funny and educational videos on the realities…


Sheep farmer, podcaster, presenter and ambassador – meet Rebecca Wilson

Ben meets Yorkshire based arable and sheep farmer Rebecca Wilson who is the ‘boots’ half of the Boots and Heels…

Farm Farming Business

Forces Farming: Helping veterans find a new career in agriculture

Jeremy Gibbs founded Forces Farming to be the bridge between veterans looking for a new career path and agriculture, he…


Bizza’s story: The adventures of a Warwickshire Shepherdess

Ben from Meet the Farmers podcast meets contract shepherdess and rural adviser Bizza Walters who is based in Warwickshire. They…


Save our bacon: Farmer Kate shares her thoughts on the pig sector

In this week’s episode, Ben from Meet the Farmers podcast speaks to Yorkshire pig farmer Kate Moore about the current…


Meet the Black Farmer fighting to change the face of agriculture

From the streets of Small Heath in Birmingham to dreams of one day owning his own farm, Ben meets the…

Farm Farming Business

From farm to fork (literally!) with Somerset farmer Ollie White

Nuffield Scholar and Somerset tenant farmer Ollie White talks to Ben Eagle. Ollie stacks several livestock enterprises and sells everything…


How the DPJ Foundation is using Daniel’s story to help others

Ben speaks to the founder of the DPJ Foundation, Emma O’Sullivan about her experiences in 2016 when her husband Daniel…


Meet the forward-thinking sheep farmer in Montgomeryshire

In this episode of Meet the Farmers, Ben heads to Montgomeryshire to meet Tom Jones (not that one), a sheep…


Cider with Kate – the joys of farming and fermentation

Ben Eagle speaks to Monmouthshire farmer, cider maker, lecturer, and NFU county chair, Kate Beavan, about her life and work….


In at the deep end – how Tom Clarke took on the family farm

Ben meets Cambridgeshire farmer Tom Clarke and hears how Tom’s life was turned upside down when his father died and…


Dairy farming in Ireland – “life is short, live it”

Ben Eagle talks to Paula and Peter Hynes about the ups and downs of the last few years, farming, life,…


From farming to the obesity crisis – thoughts from nutritionist Barbara Bray

In this episode of the Meet the Farmers podcast Ben speaks to food and nutrition consultant Barbara Bray about farming,…


Micro-dairying and the ups and downs of first time farming

Ben Eagle meets Alex Heffron who started farming five years ago, and has now established a micro-dairy selling direct to…


Meet the regenerative dairy farmer

Ben Eagle meets West Sussex dairy farmer Dan Burdett who recently toured the world investigating how to use diversity to…


Farmer, writer, communicator – Ben Eagle meets Joe Stanley

In the latest Meet the Farmers podcast episode, Ben Eagle meets Joe Stanley, a Leicestershire arable and beef farmer, writer,…