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Oxford Farming Conference Emerging Leaders Podcast

Jul 24, 2019

Dairy Farmer Aylett Roan from South West Scotland, tells us how the thirst to add value to milk sparked off a successful door-stop business venture, Roan's Dairy and her experience of running their mobile Udder Bar. We hear how becoming a Scottish Enterprise Rural Leader “opened up a whole new world” for Aylett and...


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...


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...