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Rock & Roll Farming

Mar 28, 2018

Tonight I'm really happy to be heading down under to outback south Australia to talk to Gillian Fennell @stationmum101 on her family's one million acre cattle station. 

We talk about the part of Australia where they live, and some of the challenges they face with the climate and remote location, before moving on to talk...

Mar 21, 2018

Tonight I'm delighted to be heading up to Malham in the Yorkshire Dales to talk to beef and sheep farmer, Neil Heseltine. 

And yes, first of all we start off talking about how a rugby playing upland farmer called Neil ended up with the slightly confusing twitter handle of @hilltopfarmgirl ;-)

After clearing that up...

Mar 14, 2018

Tonight I'm delighted to be staying in Wales and heading down to Brecon in Powys to talk to farmer and new President of NFU Cymru, John Davies.

We talk about the family farm near the village of Merthyr Cynnog and the various enterprises they have there, including 100 suckler cows, finishing Welsh Black Cattle, 1000...

Mar 7, 2018

Tonight I'm heading down to Gloucestershire to talk to Vet and Sheep farmer, Phillipa Page. 

We discuss her early years in Lancashire in a non-farming family, and her decision at the tender age of ten to one day become a vet. We talk about the years of hard work and dedication that followed, with a degree in Animal...