There‚Äôs a predominantly ovine theme to this week‚Äôs show and some sad news from Richard‚Äôs little flock. Following on from this, Farmer Phil and Richard have a distinctly heated debate about the NFU‚Äôs comments on hobby farmers and animal welfare. Richard chats to Watty about bees and the team talk about just how important their role is to agriculture.
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Below is a taster of what‚Äôs on this week‚Äôs show:Time: 00:00:18 Welcome to the show and a sheep update from Richard.
Time: 00:04:39 Farmer Richard visits Ricardo at home with some welcome advice about his little flock.
Time: 00:19:22 The team has a heated debate about smallholders v farmers when it comes to animal husbandry.
Time: 00:27:45 Still a chance to claim your free spuds darlings and some top tips for recycling old tyres.
Time: 00:31:37 Richard turns down the BBC in favour of the WI
Time: 00:33:12 Richard chats to Watty from the Worcestershire Beekeepers' Assocation at the Malvern Show.
Time: 00:40:49 What can we do to helps bees? Worryingly Phil seems to think crops are pollinated by beans!
Time: 00:44:44 Heather seems a little confused about the term rumpy pumpy
and Phil & Rich deny everything!
The Wiggly Wigglers podcast team is Heather Gorringe, Phil Gorringe (aka Farmer Phil) and Richard Fishbourne (aka Ricardo).