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    138: Special episode: Covid-19 impact on the Potato sector

    138: Special episode: Covid-19 impact on the Potato sector Written by AHDB In this special issue of the Potatoes Podcast we will discuss the impact of Coronavirus on the Potato Markets. A fresh update on how Covid-19 has resulted in an increased demand on the retail market, while the chipping...
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    137: How COVID-19 has impacted on the ornamentals sub-sector – from the prospective of three ornamental business

    137: How COVID-19 has impacted on the ornamentals sub-sector – from the prospective of three ornamental business Written by AHDB In this episode we discover how our participants are dealing with the effects of COVD-19. Our guests discuss recent production issues, the fluctuation of sales...
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    136: Covid-19 Special: What’s happened to dairy markets and consumption?

    136: Covid-19 Special: What’s happened to dairy markets and consumption? Written by AHDB Life largely carries on as normal for most of Britain’s dairy farmers during the current Covid-19 outbreak, however there’s certainly been upheaval beyond the farmgate with a seismic shift in the normal...
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    135: How Covid-19 has affected the Beef & Lamb market place, prices and exports

    135: How Covid-19 has affected the Beef & Lamb market place, prices and exports Written by AHDB In this episode we focus purely on the effects of Covid-19 on the beef and lamb market place, prices and exports. We hear from Duncan Wyatt who is our lead analyst for red meat in our Market...
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    134: What's happening in cereals and oilseeds markets?

    134: What's happening in cereals and oilseeds markets? Written by AHDB Our Arable Market Intelligence team take a look at what's happening in cereals and oilseeds markets. They discuss the impact of coronavirus in the short and long term, both domestically and globally. As well as grains, the...
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    133: Coronavirus | Supporting our industry

    133: Coronavirus | Supporting our industry Written by AHDB As the world wrestles with Coronavirus and the scientists seek a Corvid-19 anti virus the farming and food industries, for a host of reasons have come into sharp focus – not least as they deal with the consequences of the changes...
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    132: Good Morning Vietnam!

    132: Good Morning Vietnam! Written by AHDB As if anyone needed reminding an important element of the economy is the multi-million-pound exports trade Britain has with the rest of the world. Vietnam is an emerging market and in this podcast John Bates speaks to AHDB experts about key markets...
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    131: How to keep your produce clean - a guide to microbials

    131: How to keep your produce clean - a guide to microbials Written by AHDB We caught up with three of our keynote speakers, who agreed to provide an overview of their areas of speciality. Mike Hutchison of Hutchison Scientific provides an update on the microbiological organisms of most...
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    130: Potato Virus Y: Protecting the reputation of British seed potatoes

    130: Potato Virus Y: Protecting the reputation of British seed potatoes Written by AHDB In the summer of 2019 there was an increased number of reports of issues related to Potato Virus Y, in this episode we look at the industry response and the two main test methods for seed potato virus. In...
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    129: Why is swine dysentery becoming more of a concern?

    129: Why is swine dysentery becoming more of a concern? Written by AHDB In this episode, we hear about swine dysentery from Lauren Dimmack, one of our Health and Welfare Scientists. We also find out how Coronavirus is impacting pork markets. In 2019 we saw a spike in cases of swine dysentery...
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    128: Lambing in the North

    128: Lambing in the North Written by AHDB In this episode Samantha Charlton, AHDB Beef & Lamb regional manager, speaks to Challenge Sheep farmer, James Drummond, who farms at Lemmington Hill Head in Northumberland about his lambing system and how he collects his data. For more information...
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    127: Gaining more milk from forage

    127: Gaining more milk from forage Written by AHDB In this episode Knowledge Exchange Manager Emily talks to dairy farmer Keith Davis about how he adapted his grazing and silage practices and the impact this had on his yield from forage. With feed prices on the rise, increasing the yield from...
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    126: Careers in agriculture: there's more than meets the eye

    126: Careers in agriculture: there's more than meets the eye Written by AHDB It's Careers Week, so we've been speaking to industry expert Richard Longthorp about recruitment and retention challenges. We also chat to AHDB Skills Manager Amie Burke about the work AHDB is doing to provide...
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    125: Why celebrity chefs love potatoes?

    125: Why celebrity chefs love potatoes? Written by AHDB In this podcast we hear from high profile chefs about the versatility and varieties which make potatoes great to work with. At the Lensbury Hotel in Middlesex guests enjoy a special dinner including the #MonsterFries speciality and John...
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    124: RB209 nutrient management: new Phosphorus guidance

    124: RB209 nutrient management: new Phosphorus guidance Written by AHDB RB209 helps you make the most of organic materials and balance the benefits of fertiliser use against the costs – both economic and environmental. The latest edition of RB209, published this month, contains some of most...
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    123: The Transition to Responsibly Sourced Growing Media in UK Horticulture

    123: The Transition to Responsibly Sourced Growing Media in UK Horticulture Written by AHDB Wayne Brough, AHDB's Knowledge Exchange Manager for Ornamentals, talks to Neil Bragg of Substrate Associates, Chloe Whiteside of ADAS and Steve Carter of Tristram Plants about the transition to...
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    122: The Future of Agriculture

    122: The Future of Agriculture Written by AHDB A report highlighting how a massive step change in productivity growth is key to unlocking a successful future for UK agriculture was published yesterday by the Food & Drink Sector Council (FDSC). In this episode we hear from Sir Peter Kendall...
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    121: Best practice worm control in ewes pre-lambing

    121: Best practice worm control in ewes pre-lambing Written by AHDB In this episode, we speak to independent sheep consultant, Leslie Stubbings, and Leicestershire sheep farmer, Gareth Owen. The topic being discussed is best practice worm control leading up to lambing, which includes...
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    119: Find out how we’re promoting pork to consumers, butchers and chefs

    119: Find out how we’re promoting pork to consumers, butchers and chefs Written by AHDB In this episode, we hear about some of the marketing activity we’re involved with to promote pork to consumers, butchers and chefs from Carrie McDermid (senior marketing manager) and Karl Pendlebury...
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    120: Success in Transition

    120: Success in Transition Written by AHDB In this episode Knowledge Exchange Manager Steve West talks to Chris Hudson from the University of Nottingham about how farmers can assess whether there is a problem with transition in their cows, and some of the areas that are important to focus on...

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