Ukraine invasion sparks fears for farm inputs, aginflation, NFU conference round-up, farmyard manure v bagged fertiliser, tweaks to pig aid schemes, & how to cook 1000 perfect steaks for 1000 hungry farmers


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In this episode, we examine the impact on farm input costs and commodity prices after Russia invades Ukraine.
We round up all the news from the National Farmers' Union annual conference in Birmingham – including the NFU elections.
Fertiliser fantasy – can farmyard manure really be used in place of bagged ammonium nitrate? Defra secretary George Eustice suggests it can.
On the markets, we've the latest commodity prices – and we ask: are tweaks to government aid schemes enough to help crisis-hit pig producers?
And we find out how to cook 1000 perfect steaks for 1000 hungry farmers.
This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom., with additional reporting by Philip Case.

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