Dr. Liz Genever – On Why We Should Love Our Farmers
Our guest on this episode is Dr. Liz Genever, who is an independent sheep and beef consultant. She talks about:
- The place for cows and sheep on the UK’s 65% of land that only has grass on it.
- Making animal agriculture more efficient to reduce emissions and cost per kilo of food.
- Increasing welfare both because farmers like to care for their animals, and to improve animal health for meat quality.
- How farmers are improving their communication with the media to explain how much of what you hear about UK animal agriculture is wrong.
- Being proud of UK agricultural output which is high welfare and high quality.
- Videos of mistreatment of animals.
- FaceTime a farmer.
- How we should have an honest discussion about best use of our land.
- The nutrient cycle and depletion in soil.
- Plus we get Liz’s dog’s hot take on things.
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