Wet autumn worries, wheat drilling dates, weather outlook, market prices, pig prospects, Donald Trump and US farmers, & robotic grain meter
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In this week's podcast: it's raining and storms are on their way – could we be looking at a repeat of last year's wet autumn?
We look at the long-term weather forecast for the coming weeks – and how it could affect your cropping plans.
Growers reveal their drilling intentions for winter wheat – who is going early and who is going late? And what's the risk?
We've details of an interim post-Brexit support scheme for English farmers facing the abolition of direct payments – plus our latest market prices.
With the US presidential election looming, we go stateside to examine whether American farmers could win Donald Trump a second term in office.
And we get the lowdown on a robotic moisture meter that 'swims' through in-store grain to help check and maintain its quality.
This episode is co-hosted by Farmers Weekly chief reporter Johann Tasker and Surrey farmer Hugh Broom, with Farmers Weekly deputy business editor Andrew Meredith and Farmers Weekly arable correspondent Louise Impey.