Farmers Weekly Podcast Ep 111: Food strategy unpicked and Luximo verdict – Farmers Weekly

In this episode, we decide the bones out of the federal government’s lengthy-awaited nationwide meals strategy for England.

Has it been price ready for? Will it assist ship a greater future for meals and farming? Or is it – as critics counsel – a disappointment?

We give our verdict on a ‘sport-altering’ new herbicide to deal with a few of the UK’s most difficult grassweeds – together with blackgrass and ryegrass.

See additionally: Optimism for blackgrass management grows with new herbicide Luximo

On the markets, we discover out why there was a sudden dip in arable costs.

We pay a go to to New Zealand, the place farmers are enhancing their environmental credentials – and uncover why it issues for UK livestock producers.

And we learn the way ladies are the driving pressure behind Ukraine farmers following the Russian invasion earlier this yr.

This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom, with FW arable correspondent Louise Impey and FW equipment reporter Matilda Bovingdon.

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