Farmers Weekly Podcast Episode 88: CS Payments, Hare Course & Ed Sheeran


In this episode, Defra announces a 30% increase in Countryside Stewardship payouts – but does that add up?

Government unveils crackdown on the crime of hare racing. Will it really make a difference?

See also: Opinion FW: Are we heading towards a subsidized postal code lottery?

Cattle ranchers express frustration after Asda decides to source Irish beef rather than buy British.

Pop star Ed Sheeran says he wants to bring the UK back to life. Is he just another misguided celebrity?

In the markets – the latest prices of arable land in the new year

And we meet young farmers who fundraise for charity by collecting and recycling Christmas trees.

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