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Oxford Farming Conference Emerging Leaders Podcast

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.


Nov 5, 2018

Sarah Bell is a mixed farmer, consultant, Emerging Leader and one of the speakers at the 2019 famous Union Debate. In conversation with Rock and Roll Farmer Will Evans, they talk women in agriculture, the importance of data in ag,rural connectivity, digital lockers, the new ag bil and of course...the debate!


Sep 30, 2018

In our fifth podcast, fifth generation sheep and suckler cow farmer Kate Rowell talks about life on her hill and upland farm near Peebles in the Scottish Borders and her new appointment as Chairman of Quality Meat Scotland. The first woman to hold this position, she talks about leadership and gaining the confidence to...


Sep 3, 2018

Neil Quinlan's grandfather was a tenant dairy farmer, and Neil studied agriculture at college. However, he spent his 20s in the construction industry, always maintaining a strong interest in farming. At the age of 30 Neil thought “if I don’t return to agriculture I never will”. Seven years on an Neil now runs his...


Aug 6, 2018

Suffolk based agronomist and arable farmers daughter Laura Buckingham talks about her passion for agriculture, farming stereotypes and the gender balance. In this action packed podcast she also talks about working with people to build relationships, opportunities in agriculture, how to attract young people to the...