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.
Shape the Future - what are the next steps?
Effective management of feed on farm
In this pork-focused edition of AHDB’s Food and Farming podcast, Vikki Campbell, Senior Market Specialist Manager (Arable) AHDB, Carol Davis, Lead Analyst - Farm Economics AHDB, Dr Phil Baynes, Managing Director Baynes Nutrition Ltd., and Patrick Loten, Knowledge Exchange Manager (South and Central) Pork AHDB chat with host John Bates about effective ways to manage feed. They discuss facts on the impact of the war in Ukraine on feed, price volatility, practical ways to improve feed efficiency and on-farm storage and so much more.
Cereals and Oilseeds
Looking ahead and behind – Being the first AHDB Strategic Cereal Farm
As we embark on another year of output from our growing network of strategic farms, Jane Craigie takes some time to speak to Suffolk farmer, Brian Barker, the first ever AHDB strategic cereal farm. This episode discusses the journey and successes so far, creating that blueprint for future farms and what’s left to do.
Beef and Lamb
Reducing inputs and understanding soil tests pt1
This Food & Farming podcast episode is part one of two episodes which follows the journey of Beef & Lamb Strategic Farmer Chris Elkington and independent consultant Dr Liz Genever as they look into reducing inputs (such as fertiliser) and understanding what soil tests are telling us.
Managing soils for a sustainable future
In this episode James Hague, Knowledge Exchange Manager for AHDB Dairy, is joined by Ruari Martin, Farm Director at Myerscough College in Lancashire, part of our strategic dairy farm programme. Ruari discusses how he’s working to improve his soil health to produce as much energy and protein as possible for feed, but also encourage carbon sequestration.
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.
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.