Farming Focus podcast – Becky Willson and Mike Roberts

Our very own Becky Willson features on the Cornish Mutual podcast Farming Focus.

Farming Focus’ – the new farming podcast for Cornish Mutual Members and the wider farming community was recently launched.

Farming Focus aims to bring its listeners the latest on what really matters to farmers. Featuring industry experts and farming professionals, it expects to kickstart conversations across the South West and give farmers the knowledge and solutions to face today’s demands in agriculture.

The first 10-episode series of the fortnightly podcast will focus on resilience with host and Cornish Farmer Peter Green chatting to guests about how South West farming businesses can be resilient for the future. They’ll explore everything from soil to rural crime, policy to future markets and farm safety to animal disease. 

Becky Willson features in episode 6 – How can South West farmers reduce emissions and be more climate resilient?

Continuing their series on resilience, this episode looks at climate resilience. Becky explains why farmers are in the unique position of being able to reduce emissions while increasing carbon capture with Wadebridge farmer Mike Roberts explaining the gains he’s seeing from the changes he’s made. Mike Roberts is one of the Farm Net Zero demo farmers, find out more here.

Mike went from using over three artic loads of fertiliser a year to none in his pursuit of climate resilience. Hear how he’s done it in Episode 6 where he discusses the practical ways farmers can ‘stack up the gains’ to achieve resilience and balance.

To listen:

You can listen to all episodes here