Whether you’re a farmer or an agronomist, one thing is certain: when it comes to agriculture, there is a lot of information to keep up with. Updates on crop markets, new technologies, how to run your business – it doesn’t seem to end.
Fortunately, there are many tools to keep you up to date. To help with that, we put together a list of some great podcasts about agriculture – covering subjects from agri-tech to daily farm management tips.
Here they are:
1. Future of Agriculture
As the name suggests, this podcast, hosted by Tim Hammerich, focuses on agribusiness and innovation in the industry. Some of the subjects are the applications of the Internet of Things in agriculture, investment and biotechnology.
2. Farmer to Farmer
In each episode of this podcast, farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard talks to experienced farmers “about everything from soil fertility and record-keeping to getting your crops to market without making yourself crazy.” If you’re looking for practical advice on running a farm, this is for you.
3. Agriculture Technology
The name says it all – if you want to get to know some of the hottest innovations in the field of agri-tech, give this podcast a chance. Episode themes include vineyard agriculture equipment, sprayer technology, and drones.
Start with: Irrigation Technology In Agriculture
4. Farming Today
From the BBC, a daily podcast to keep you updated on all things British agriculture: “food, farming and the countryside” are its subjects.
Start with: The latest episode
5. Mind Your Farm Business
Need advice on the business side of farming? This podcast is the answer. Topics range from how to make a farm business plan to employee retention.
Start with: The makings of an innovative farmer