Sunday, December 8th, 2019
There's an update on the sugar beet campaign. Plus, with the general election looming, Sean asks: "Are our politicians taking the issues of food and farming seriously enough?"
Sunday, December 1st, 2019
Sean’s at Croptech discussing Crop Protection with the NFU’s Senior Plant Health Advisor. Plus, he’s launching his Farming Positivity campaign.
Sunday, November 24th, 2019
The NFU’s Deputy President discusses flooding, the environment, Brexit and the General Election. Plus, the call to get more teenagers interested in being farm mechanics, keeping our tractors moving.
Sunday, November 17th, 2019
You’ve seen the images, we meet the farmers who’s land is underwater, with even more flooding likely. Also, on a lighter note, we look at the World’s Fastest Tractor, ahead of Guy Martin’s TV attempt to drive it at over 100 miles an hour on Sunday night.
Sunday, November 10th, 2019
More on the wet weather that's wiping winter wheat drilling...leaving some farmers asking "what's the point, anymore?"
Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
Why the December general election brings more uncertainty to those in agriculture. Plus....if you’re in farming, Sean might be able to save you some money.
Sunday, October 27th, 2019
An update from British Sugar on the Beet campaign. Plus Sean takes a look around a new combine harvester...and meets one farmer who likes it so much, he’s bought two of them!
Sunday, October 20th, 2019
It’s Harvest Festival season, so Sean is asking whether it’s a harvest worth celebrating? He’ll chat with an Agricultural Chaplain plus returns to the Yorkshire farmers who’s harvest was destroyed by flooding.
Sunday, October 13th, 2019
We’re celebrating the National Ploughing Championships....with the current National Champion and holder of the Golden Plough!
Sunday, October 6th, 2019
Sean chats with the egg producer heading to Africa to help poverty-hit farmers in the country.
Sunday, September 29th, 2019
Sean looks at the fight to stop oil seed rape crops from being destroyed...costing farmers a fortune. Plus, he helps launch Young Farmers Week
Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
Sean meets the winner of the Golden Fork at this year’s Great Taste Awards....a small-scale pig farmer who, 20 years ago, helped launch the now popular farmers markets.
Sunday, September 15th, 2019
Sean discusses plans for agriculture to be carbon-neutral within 20 years. Plus... sheep shearing. Is it cruel or a vital part of keeping a sheep healthy?
Sunday, September 8th, 2019
As harvest ends it’s feared the hare coursers will return. We hear what more is being done to tackle those behind the illegal sport.
Sunday, September 1st, 2019
It’s a Back to School Special as we find out about FaceTime A Farmer and hear of the educational work of Ladies in Pigs, from the group’s chair Debbie Wilson.
Sunday, August 25th, 2019
Last week on the Programme Sean discussed why cauliflowers and broccoli are in short supply at the moment. This week, there are fears, in some quarters, for your Christmas sprouts...and this time, it’s nothing to do with the weather!
Sunday, August 18th, 2019
We could be facing a shortage of cauliflowers and broccoli over the next few weeks, because of the floods - and then the mini heatwave - of earlier in the summer. Sean will hear from one farmer who's lost a million pounds worth of the popular veg this
Sunday, August 11th, 2019
You might have seen the images of farms hit by flash floods in Yorkshire last week. We’ll hear from some of those worst affected...and discover how farmers from our part of the world are digging in to help them recover.
Sunday, August 4th, 2019
The chief executive of the National Sheep Association gives his thoughts on the first week of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the increased possibility of a No-Deal Brexit.
Sunday, July 28th, 2019
Harvest is underway but once the crops are gone, the harecoursers return. Sean returns to the issue of tackling rural crime. Plus, he’ll catch up with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust....looking at the Breeds doing well and tho
Sunday, July 21st, 2019
Will it be Prime Minister Johnson or Prime Minister Hunt? In the week we get a new PM, Sean looks at what a change at the top might mean for agriculture. Also, the plan to put more trees on our farms, which might help save the environment.
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
After launching Great British Pea Week, last week, Sean helps launch Farm Safety Week. Also, as it’s Wimbledon finals day, we’ll look at this year’s Strawberry Harvest. You bring the cream
Sunday, July 7th, 2019
Sean will help launch Great British Pea Week...as he's out in the field, looking at this years pea harvest. Plus...an update on sugar beet and potatoes.
Sunday, June 30th, 2019
Sean discusses climate change and what agriculture can do to tackle it. He’ll hear of two farms...a matter of miles apart. One that’s under water because of flooding. The other in desperate need of water, suffering drought like conditions!
Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
The first of two part special as Sean asks are we taking the issue of flooding, exteme weather and climate change seriously and what does it all mean for the future of farming.
Sunday, June 16th, 2019
Highlights from a very muddy Cereals - the big arable farming event, held this week, despite the weather!
Sunday, June 9th, 2019
Sean looks at Open Farm Sunday - with farms across the country opening their gates to show off what they do. Also, there's an update on the beet campaign from British Sugar and more agricultural reaction to the runners and riders competing to be the nex
Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
What could a new Prime Minister mean for agriculture? Plus, Sean meets the UK farmer who grows the biggest range of Garlic in Europe.
Sunday, May 26th, 2019
Sean finds out why there appears to be fewer fields of bright yellow oilseed rape this year and why more and more farmers are losing faith with the crop.