AHDB Food & Farming Podcast

Farmers, special guests and AHDB specialists sharing their experiences and opinions, technical information, data, market intelligence, updates on exports and the latest on issues that impact your business. The AHDB Food & Farming podcast – worth a listen.

Cross sector

Partnership is key to an education in food & farming

No one would argue a good education provides young people with a great start in life and as the years tick by it’s not unusual for people to fondly remember those teachers who provided knowledge and even acted as a role models, shaping the course for the future.

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Food a fact of life website We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts


Mexico open for pork from the UK

We’re delighted to share the new news that Mexico has opened its market for British pork imports for the first time. Access to this market is estimated to be worth £50 million to UK pork producers over the first five years of trade

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Mexican market opens its doors for imports of British pork We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts

Cereals and Oilseeds

Biopesticide research for cabbage stem flea beetle control

In this AHDB Food & Farming Podcast, Teresa Meadows, AHDB’s Knowledge Exchange Manager for East Anglia, talks to Claire Hoarau, who is carrying out a PhD at Harper Adams University on biopesticide options for CSFB.

Hear about the existing work in this area, the research to date and planned experiments for the season ahead in this innovative area – might this be the future of CSFB control?

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Beef and Lamb

Farming and the environment - a look at AHDB's upcoming consumer marketing campaigns

In this Food and Farming podcast we speak to Liam Byrne, Head of Consumer Marketing at AHDB, Rebecca Miah, AHDB Beef & Lamb Strategy Director and Adrian Coombe, Sheep farmer from Cornwall about the importance of Love Lamb Week and We Eat balanced marketing campaigns and what they mean for farmers.

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Find out more about Love Lamb Week We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts


What might affect future GB milk production?

In this episode Kate Smith is joined by Chris Gooderham, Head of Market Specialists, and Kat Jack, Senior Analyst, to discuss why the milk forecasting forum is important and what were the key outcomes of the recent meeting.

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View the milk forecasting forum page Keep up to date with the latest industry data, analysis and insights from the dairy sector We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts


Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research – what next?

In this AHDB Food & Farming episode, Jimmy Phillips interviews Rob Clayton, our Sector Strategy Director for Potatoes, to discuss how the planned wind down and transition of AHDB Potatoes activities will impact potato storage research. 

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Learn more about the wind down and transition of AHDB Potatoes activity We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts


Getting to grips with vine weevil

In this AHDB Food & Farming podcast, we outline the issue of vine weevil in container-grown hardy nursery stock and the available control methods. The outputs from AHDB funded project HNS 195 ‘Improving vine weevil control in HNS’ (a 5 year trial) are currently being applied on a commercial nursery and will culminate in a demonstration event in September 2021.

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Learn more about vine weevil We'd love to hear your feedback on our podcasts

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