Join Farmers Guardian Editor Ben Briggs, and Head of News and Business Olivia Midgley, for weekly thought-provoking and lighthearted debate around the key issues affecting farming, food and the countryside right now.
As fears grow about the possibility of Scotland losing its TB-free status, the Farmers’ Union of Wales’ (FUW) has warned a failure to get to grips with the disease could leave UK farmers unable to trade with the EU.
First Milk needs to concentrate on creating long-term relationships with customers and members if it wants to build on its turnaround and reduce volatility, according to chief executive Shelagh Hancock.
Dairy can play a ‘key role’ in feeding the world and needs to respond forcefully to anything challenging its integrity, according to Dr Judith Bryans, president of the International Dairy Federation (IDF).
With farmers wanting more practical agricultural knowledge from the people they work with in the banking sector, Alex Black visited a HSBC Banking for Farming course to see how they are training their staff
The number of vets in the UK will have to ‘increase significantly’ after Brexit to cope with growing demand for food import and export certification, according to the British Veterinary Association (BVA).