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The Farming Show 7th August 2014 - Apples and Pears and JB Gill

8th August 2014

The first ever farming show on Pirate 2 aired at 7pm on the 7th August!

Guests were: 

-          Mike Hambly, Farmer and Chairman of the National Crops Board for the NFU 

Mike talks about this years harvest and the NFU's harvest sticker Campaign.

-          Daniel Rowe, About Farming

Daniel alongside a small group of others is launching a new concept called 'about farming' which will be a tool providing information about everying to do with agriculture. 

-          Adrian Barlow, CEO of English Apples and Pears

The hot summer weather has meant that english apples are being harvested more than a month earlier than last year. Adrian discusses the effects this has on growers and what this means for the crop. 

-          Peter Melchett, Policy Director of the Soil Association

Peter addressing the reoccuring debate - organic vs non-organic. 

-          JB Gill former member of JLS turned farmer! 

JB Gill has teamed up with Kellogs and is fronting a new initiative to help children learn more about where there food comes from as findings have shown 1.8 million children in the UK have never been to a farm!

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