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    256: Growsave-ing carbon? Net zero and what it means for horticultural production

    256: Growsave-ing carbon? Net zero and what it means for horticultural production Written by AHDB Nathalie Key, AHDB Horticulture Knowledge Exchange Manager for Protected Edibles and Mushrooms is joined by Jonathan Swain, Technical Director at NFU Energy, leader of the Growsave project. Also...
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    254: The Red Tractor consultation on proposed new standards

    254: The Red Tractor consultation on proposed new standards Written by AHDB The evidence suggests shoppers are becoming increasingly curious about where their food comes from. Red Tractor says the logo is seen on around £14bn worth of food products sold each year, and many retailers...
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    255: Assessing land for future potato production

    255: Assessing land for future potato production Written by AHDB In this episode Antonia Walker, AHDB Senior Knowledge Transfer Manager, talks to agronomist Andy Steven and Agri‑Business Consultant Philip Dunn, about the things potato growers should take in consideration when renting land...
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    253: Horticulture Ballot Results 2021

    253: Horticulture Ballot Results 2021 Written by AHDB A ballot to decide the future of AHDB Horticulture has concluded and the outturn has been passed to Ministers for a decision on what happens next. In this podcast, John Bates interviews Nicholas Saphir, AHDB's Chair on the outcome of the...
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    252: Potatoes ballot: Start the vote!

    252: Potatoes ballot: Start the vote! Written by AHDB Potatoes ballot is opening today, 17 February, and it will close on 17 March. In this episode Alison Levett, Potatoes Chair, discusses with Nicholas Saphir, AHDB Chair, the most important things you need to know about the ballot: who is...
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    251: Pork: What effect do heavy pigs have on the SPP?

    251: Pork: What effect do heavy pigs have on the SPP? Written by AHDB This week’s guests: Jen Waters, Head of Knowledge Exchange (Pork) Duncan Wyatt, Lead Analyst (Livestock) Lauren Dimmack, Animal Health & Welfare Scientist Christine Walsh, Head of Transitional Support Felicity Rusk, Analyst...
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    250: Improving fertility to reduce the calving block

    250: Improving fertility to reduce the calving block Written by AHDB In this episode Knowledge Exchange Manager Shirley Macmillan talks to autumn block calver George Wade from Honeypot Farm about what changes he made to his mating programme following an online fertility workshop, and whether...
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    249: Potatoes Special: Keeping positive during challenging times

    249: Potatoes Special: Keeping positive during challenging times Written by AHDB In this episode Claire Hodge, Senior Knowledge Exchange Manager (Scotland) speaks with her guests about mental health and tips for maintaining positivity. In the first part of this episode we speak to Jim Reid...
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    248: Regenerative agriculture in the UK: what's the score?

    248: Regenerative agriculture in the UK: what's the score? Written by AHDB In this episode, AHDB Knowledge Exchange Manager Harry Henderson focuses on regenerative agriculture. Harry chats to farmer David Miller, who has embraced regenerative agriculture on his farm, about his experiences of...
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    247: A focus on ornamentals

    247: A focus on ornamentals Written by AHDB Wayne Brough, AHDB Horticulture Knowledge Exchange Manager for Ornamentals is joined by Georgina Key, AHDB Research Manager, Alistair Hazel, Operations Manager at Darby Nurseries, and Gary Woodruffe, Growing Manager at Bordon Hill Nurseries. The...
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    246: #ColostrumIsGold - optimising colostrum management in cattle (beef & dairy), sheep and pigs

    246: #ColostrumIsGold - optimising colostrum management in cattle (beef & dairy), sheep and pigs Written by AHDB This episode focuses on the importance of good colostrum management, the effect it has on the new born animal's health and shares practical advice to help you to optimise your...
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    245: Agri Market Outlook for Crops | 01.02.2021

    245: Agri Market Outlook for Crops | 01.02.2021 Written by AHDB This podcast introduces AHDB’s analysis of the prospects for the UK’s farming industry over the coming months. Covering crops (potatoes, cereals and oilseeds), it explores production, trade and consumption for the year ahead...
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    244: Agri Market Outlook for Livestock | 29.02.2021

    244: Agri Market Outlook for Livestock | 29.02.2021 Written by AHDB This podcast introduces AHDB’s analysis of the prospects for the UK’s farming industry over the coming months. Covering red meat (pork, beef and lamb) and dairy, it explores production, trade and consumption for the year...
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    243: Pork: Everything you need to know about environmental permitting regulations (EPR)

    243: Pork: Everything you need to know about environmental permitting regulations (EPR) Written by AHDB This week’s guests: Zanita Markham, AHDB Knowledge Transfer Manager Mella Waitt, Environment Agency Alison Frogley, Environment Agency Since 2007, the Environment Agency has regulated large...
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    242: Growing bright futures

    242: Growing bright futures Written by AHDB Growing Bright Futures: An interview with three successful AHDB crops PhD students about their different PhDs experiences, careers and future plans Education, education, education! Our latest podcast discusses the importance of AHDB-funded...
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