Cattle and footpath fatalities, food imports and standards, trade deals, government's give-and-take Budget, oilseed rape prices soar, & young sheep shearers
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In this episode, farmers turning out cattle this spring are being warned to this twice before putting cattle and calves in fields with public footpaths.
We look at ways livestock producers can carry on farming – while ensuring people are safe when using public rights of way.
Trade deals with other countries must be matched with protection for UK farmers from substandard food imports, says a watchdog.
But does the recommendation go far enough? And does the government's independent Trade and Agriculture Commission strike the right balance?
In the markets, oilseed rape is the latest commodity to see a price surge.
Two business management experts examine the implications of this week's give-and-take Budget for your farm business.
And we look at the opportunities for young farmers to start sheep shearing – and how it can take you right around the world.
This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is co-hosted by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.