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Oxford Farming Conference Podcast

Dec 29, 2020

On Thursday 7th January, the Oxford Farming Conference will celebrate its 75th event since the first conference was held in 1936.

In honour of the occasion OFC Honorary President HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne joined OFC Sarah Mukherjee on the OFC podcast to reflect on the conference including some of...

Dec 24, 2020

As we all start preparing our festive food, our final pre-Christmas podcast is with the Bishop of Ripon, Helen-Ann Hartley, who reflects on Christmas and the role agriculture plays in the holiday season.

She talks about farming, food and the future.

Grab a cuppa and mince pie,  and join us for 15 minutes.

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Dec 23, 2020

In 2019, Sir Lockwood Smith took to the stage at the Oxford Farming Conference to look to the future beyond Brexit. A farmer, former New Zealand agriculture and trade minister, former High Commissioner to the UK until 2017, and member of the UK Agriculture and Trade Commission, he has been at the forefront of...

Dec 12, 2020

In the first of a five-part series, OFC Director Sarah Mukherjee catches up with New Zealand farmer and motivational speaker, Doug Avery. They talk about mental health and wellbeing, gathering geese, life after the pandemic and the future for farming. If you need a pick-me-up, this is well worth 15 minutes of your day.

Dec 2, 2020

Al Brooks is the Estate Director of Faccombe Estate in Hampshire, an enterprise that includes mixed farming, commercial shooting, forestry, renewables, pub and let property. He is passionate about reducing the farm carbon footprint and recently announced as Climate Change Champion 2020, a competition run by CPM in...