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The UK Sugar Beet Journey

Presenter Milly Fyfe interviews Sugar Beet Farmer Luke Abblitt and British Sugar’s account manager Alec McNulty to highlight how sugar…

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Food Systems: Looking closer at the bigger picture

Hear how we could look closer at the bigger picture when it comes to our global food system and how…

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Harvest 2023 – Oil Seed Rape

Earlier this year many fields across the UK and Europe turned yellow as oil seed rape came into flower. July…

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Harvest 2023 – All About Wheat

Wheat is the most widely cultivated cereal crop in the world, making up around 25% of the total arable area….

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Farming is everybody’s bread and butter

Food produced in Britain is of an incredibly high standard and farmers across Britain are now experiencing their full peak…

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Harvest 2023 – All About Barley

For many farmers in the UK harvest is now in full swing and one of the first crops to be…

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Yes Peas! The Story of Pea Growing in the UK

Do you know what is involved in growing and harvesting peas and getting them to the factory in time to…

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Why do farmers need to shear sheep?

Can you imagine wearing a woolly fleece all year round? How hot would that be! Well, if it wasn’t for…

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Summer as an Agricultural Contractor

Agricultural contractors are busy people, especially at the moment. A few weeks ago, on a beautiful summer’s day, Noel Clancy…

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Do we need to regenerate farming?

Regenerative farming has become a common phrase in farming circles and an increasing number of farmers are exploring and starting…

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Was Rishi Sunak’s Food Summit a Success?

There is clear disagreement as to whether or not Rishi Sunak’s ‘Farm to Fork’ summit held yesterday was a success….

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Why has Rishi Sunak called a Food Summit?

Today, the very first Farm to Fork Summit has taken place in Downing Street, hosted by the Prime Minister, Rishi…

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What is the yellow flower in farmers’ fields?

At this time of year large areas of the British countryside turn yellow as a plant that many farmers include…

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The farmer showing children how food is produced

Across the country, hundreds of farmers are volunteering to go into schools to tell children about their work and about…

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Farmer to Farming Influencer

Olly Harrison is an arable farmer from Merseyside who has become one of the best known farming influencers in the…

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Want to know more about growing Blackcurrants in the UK?

In this latest episode of the Countryside Kitchen Meets podcast host Milly Fyfe chats to inspirational businesswoman Jo Hilditch, who…