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Oxford Farming Conference Emerging Leaders Podcast

May 29, 2019

Our next podcast hears from David Hill who is involved with the management of three rural estates so he knows a thing or two about agricultural challenges and opportunities. A Chartered Surveyor and formally working as an agricultural adviser for the CLA, he spends most of his time looking after Eling Estate, a 5,000...


Apr 15, 2019

Pig Farmer Kate Morgan talks about the family business that she runs alongside her parents and two sisters in East Yorkshire. Running two different systems, straw yards and slats, we discuss the differences between the two, and also hear about the innovative free-farrowing system that the family installed a few years...


Mar 13, 2019

Arable farmer Tim Beaver talks to Rock and Roll Farming about growing for Weetabix and Silver Spoon, the frustrations of stewardship schemes and a trip with BASF he rated better than his honeymoon. Vociferous on neonicotinoids, he also speaks about making a difference through boards, the future of Red Tractor...


Feb 4, 2019

For this episode Will speaks to dairy farmer and OFC19 emerging leader, Becci Berry. They talked about her farm on the Oxfordshire/ Wiltshire border, and how she came to be involved following the tragic death of her husband Richard from bowel cancer. They go into some of the challenges she’s faced and the changes...


Dec 3, 2018

Hill sheep and beef farmer, Niall Blair, from the Angus Glens in Scotland talks about being a first generation farmer, the challenges of upland hill farming, his own crusade to promote farming to the wider public and why he rates the Oxford Farming Conference.