Robot tractors, input costs, rural crime, labour shortages, access to water, beef prices, food banks, & Queen's Platinum Jubilee


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In this episode, we look at ways to overcome some of the biggest challenges facing UK growers and livestock producers.
Could robot tractors help farmers overcome high input costs and labour shortages?
How can growers best secure access to a fair share of water? And what about rural crime, fly-tipping and hare-coursing?
On the markets, as cattle numbers tighten beef prices are converging across the UK, Ireland and the European Union.
We meet the UK charity working with farmers and foodbanks to help stop less well-off people from going hungry
And we're on farm lighting a beacon to celebrate the Queen's platinum jubilee.
This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh BRoom.

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