Upcoming events and webinars:
Royal Welsh Show
First RWAS event of 2022 – Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May
The Smallholding & Countryside Festival is a celebration of rural life with smallholding pursuits at its heart. The weekend-long event is a showcase of the real diversity of the Welsh countryside and a fantastic day out for young families, garden enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in the great outdoors.
With a full packed programme of livestock and equine competitions, over 200 tradestands, displays and activities, excellent food and drink – there is something for everyone to enjoy.
To book tickets and for more information click here.
Farming Connect has created a timetable of webinars and activities on a daily basis. Click here to find out more.
The DPJ Foundation free mental health awareness in agriculture sessions
The DPJ Foundation has organised free, on-line, mental health awareness sessions for people who work in agriculture or are in roles that support the farming community. This session will talk about the main factors causing stress in agriculture and will help you to spot the signs of poor mental health, know how to open a conversation with someone who is struggling, understand the support that’s available and how to access it. The session will also cover suicide prevention and some self-care tips, including how to improve your own resilience.
Click here to find out more and book.
AHDB mental wellbeing webinars – AHDB hosted a weekly series of 6 webinars focussing on mental health and wellbeing for those working in and with the agriculture and horticulture sectors, supported by Co-op Farming & Food. All webinars can be viewed, click here.
AHDB Farm events and agricultural shows – Click here to keep up to date with the AHDB webinars, events and shows coming up.
AHDB webinar on ‘Mental health in farming: where next?’
- In this webinar, AHDB discusses how to raise awareness of mental health for those working in and with the agriculture and horticulture sectors.
- Guest speaker Aarun Naik speaks about his Nuffield research on achieving change in attitudes towards mental health and farmer Will Evans shares his personal experience of struggling with poor mental health and the importance of viewing mental health in the same light as your physical health.
- Watch below or here.
Time to Change Wales
- There are lots of events taking place throughout Wales to help tackle discrimination
- Find out if there is one near you, click here.
Agrii – Tramlines
New podcast with Agrii, leading provider of agronomy services, technology and strategic advice. Agrii chat about agriculture, the environment and latest trials news fortnightly, with host Tony Smith. Click here to listen.
AHDB Food and Farming Podcast
Farmers, special guests and AHDB specialists sharing their experiences and opinions, technical information, data, market intelligence, updates on exports and the latest on issues that impact your business. Click here to listen.
Boots and Heels
From podcast to video, join Becca and Lizzie as they dive into topical issues, exciting debates and interesting interviews. Click here to view the latest videos or access their podcast archives.
DEFRA Future Farming Podcast
DEFRA Future Farming Podcast. To listen click here
Ear to the Ground Podcast
The ‘Ear to the Ground’ podcast, the first of its kind to be available in both Welsh and English, shares technical information, advice, support and inspiration to the farming community in Wales, click here.
Eat Farm Now
The Eat Farm Now website will direct you to the best podcasts, blogs, stories, videos from passionate industry groups, farmers, chefs etc from around the world. To find out more click here.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside from BBC Radio 4. Click Here to listen.
NFU Talk is dedicated to dissecting the hot topics affecting our industry, with expert insight from our farming specialists. Podcasts available on Apple and Spotify. Click here for the latest links.
Over the Farm Gate
Join Farmers Guardian Editor Ben Briggs, and Head of News and Business Olivia Midgley, for weekly thought provoking and lighthearted debate around the key issues affecting farming, food and the countryside right now. Click here.