In this episode, arson attacks on farms are on the increase. Culprits are torching straw stacks and property is going up in smoke.
And the cost is immense. With damage often totalling tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds, farmers are concerned for their livelihoods. So what can be done?
We examine the winter outlook for drought-hit livestock farmers, who are facing shortages of grazing and forage.
We look at why one of the world’s biggest farm machinery manufacturers wants to change into an ag-tech company.
We’ve all the latest market prices, with a special focus on sheep sales.
And we meet the contestants battling it out to become Britain’s Fittest Farmer.
This episode of the Farmers Weekly Podcast is hosted by Johann Tasker, Hugh Broom and Charlotte Cunningham, with additional reporting by Michael Priestley.
See also: Wheat straw worth £34,000 lost in Bedfordshire farm fire