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In only a few decades, the business landscape for farming has changed dramatically. How can farming now harness the advancement of technology, and where will it lead us? This series paves a journey of sustainable practices and offers profitable solutions for the modern-day farmer. The Future Farmer is brought to you in association with Carrs Billington, leading the industry through people, products and innovation. Carrs Billington supplies the farming and rural communities with feeds, machinery & equipment, agricultural & rural supplies, and fuels.

The Big Issues

Getting to the grass roots with hill farmer Gareth Wyn Jones

The Series 1 finale of The Future Farmer Podcast welcomes TV presenter, author, and hill farmer, Gareth Wyn Jones, to…

Practical Farming

Talking money about dry cow feeding

Nick Wallis explores the financial implications of dry cow feeding and management. Do we underestimate the importance of the dry…

Practical Farming

Farmer advice: How to manage milk production to improve profits

In Episode 9 of The Future Farmer Podcast, Nick Wallis investigates the art of managing milk production and how the…

Practical Farming

Managing forage holistically: Reseeding and over-seeding

Nick Wallis explores holistic approaches to forage management, as well as how and when to think about grassland rotations and…

Practical Farming

Drones and robots – how can tech help us farm?

In Episode 8 of The Future Farmer Podcast, Nick Wallis looks at the benefits of technology on the farm, including…

Practical Farming

How to make robotic milking even better

In this episode of The Future Farmer Podcast, Nick Wallis looks at how to improve our robotic milking systems, focusing…

Practical Farming

Expert advice: How to balance dairy cows’ diets

In episode 7 of The Future Farmer Podcast, Nick Wallis discovers how we achieve the most cost effective performance from…

Practical Farming

Expert advice: How to manage calves and youngstock

In this episode of The Future Farmer Podcast, Nick Wallis explores calf management best practice and the financial implications of…

Practical Farming

It’s in the lick – how to optimise cattle performance at grass

How can farmers optimise cattle performance at grass? Nick Wallis investigates a particular feed lick that leads the way in…

Practical Farming

What’s the science behind making good silage?

Nick Wallis investigates the science behind good silage and explores machinery, maintenance, and how to save money. About The Future…