Farmers Weekly Podcast Ep 103: How to mitigate rising input costs

In this episode, as farm input costs soar, we ask: how can farmers mitigate the affect of ag-inflation on their companies?

Input costs have risen by a whopping 46% over the previous 18 months, in accordance to the AgInflation Index, printed by the AF Group.

We go to a gaggle of farmers working to enhance soil carbon – benefiting their companies in addition to serving to to attain internet zero targets.

See additionally: Towards Net Zero: How to cut back emissions and retailer carbon

On the markets, we’re ringside with the most recent beef and sheep replace from Skipton mart.

Find out how one can participate in Open Farm Sunday – and assist unfold the farming message.

And we go contained in the Health Hut – a cell well being centre which is making it simpler for farmers to take care of themselves in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.

This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.

To contact the Farmers Weekly Podcast, electronic mail podcast@fwi.co.uk.

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