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Oxford Farming Conference Podcast

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...


Oct 30, 2020

NFU Scotland President, Andrew McCornick speaks to the CEO of IEMA and OFC Director Sarah Mukherjee about the consequences for British agriculture, if the UK fails to agree trade deals post-Brexit.

In this short podcast, he explained that uncertainty is increasing the level of worry within the sector, and that...


Aug 31, 2020

"I think that indoor farming is making the pie bigger. That is what I want to see – more ways to get great tasting, nutritious food, instead of saying that it has to be indoor versus outdoor."  In our latest podcast, OFC Director Sarah Mukherjee, speaks to Vonnie Estes, Vice President of Technology for the Produce...