Food security, farm productivity plan, £10k for small farmers, wheat harvest verdict, dairy farming in Norfolk, global grain prices, & ploughman's marriage proposal
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In this episode, the government unveils plans to boost farm productivity and food security. But how exactly will it do it?
How was it for you? We have the verdict on this year's wheat harvest – which varieties performed ø– and which didn't.
We visit the farming couple who taught themselves to milk from YouTube – and are going great guns after starting a dairy farm in Norfolk
We have a global round-up of grain prices.
And we speak to the champion ploughman who proposed to his fiance – in the field after winning a ploughing match.
This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker, Charlotte Cunningham and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.
Additional reporting by FW chief reporter Philip Case, FW arable correspondent Louise Impey and FW deputy livestock editor Judith Tooth.