Sunday, April 5th, 2020
How is the agricultural community going to cope with the inevitable shortage of migrant workers to pick the crop this season? What about British workers filling the gap? We'll speak to a charity which has some ideas.
Sunday, March 29th, 2020
We'll hear from tenant farmers as well as landowners on their different but related covid-19 issues and the help sought and available.
Sunday, March 22nd, 2020
What help can the farming community get with their coronavirus concerns? We'll hear from the Lincolnshire Rural Support Network and agricultural Chaplain Alan Robson.
Sunday, March 15th, 2020
Steve takes a look at the week's agricultural news, check the latest market news and prices, get some sound agronomy advice and report back from a very interesting arable seminar.
Sunday, March 8th, 2020
Steve asks ‘what are the concerns over standards for imported food, post-Brexit’? The answers with help from industry experts. We’ll also look back at Tractors Into Schools and get updates on the sugar beet campaign and charity Forage Aid.
Sunday, March 1st, 2020
Steve is joined by senior members of the NFU and the UK Fresh Produce Network to discuss the recently announced limits on 'low-skilled' and seasonal workers post-Brexit and the effects on the farming industry.
Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
Steve takes a look at what some are describing as 'the next big thing': precision farming.
Sunday, February 16th, 2020
The court case that could affect Agricultural Societies across the country. Plus, Sean asks whether Carbon Farming might be the future?
Sunday, February 9th, 2020
Sean looks at the Blackgrass Taskforce - trying to eliminate, what is, one of the biggest challenges facing our arable farmers. Plus, just ahead of Mind Your Head Week, we look at the issue of the mental health of those working in agriculture.
Sunday, February 2nd, 2020
With the UK having now left the EU...we're looking to the future. What does a post-Brexit Britain look like for agriculture?
Sunday, January 26th, 2020
On the final show before Brexit, Sean takes the temperatures of those in farming. How are they feeling - optimistic about the coming months or fearful for the future?
Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Sean looks at two very different machines - one is the worlds fastest, the other among the biggest.
Sunday, January 12th, 2020
There are highlights from both the Oxford Farming Conference and the big LAMMA show in Birmingham on this weeks Farming Programme.
Sunday, January 5th, 2020
Sean's discussing New Year Resolutions on this weeks Farming Programme.
Sunday, December 29th, 2019
It’s the annual Farming Programne Pantomine this week. All your regular contributors bring you The Wizard of Agr-OZ-Amy.
Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
It’s the last Farming Programme proper of the year and Sean returns to the most talked about issue of the year... the bad weather!
Sunday, December 15th, 2019
Reaction to the results of the general election. Plus we celebrate a milestone for the Farmers Buying Group - Woldmarsh.
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.