Johann Tasker is the editor of the Farmers Weekly Transition project, which explores ways farm businesses can become more sustainable.
The phase-out of direct payments in England, UK-wide emphasis on environmental enhancement and global need to mitigate climate change all mean big changes for agriculture.
The Farmers Weekly Transition project aims to help farmers make this switch successfully – while recognising it will be easier for some than others.
An agricultural journalist for 25 years, Johann also co-hosts the popular Farmers Weekly podcast alongside Surrey farmer Hugh Broom.
Whether it’s credits, sequestration, or offsetting, everyone’s talking about carbon. But how do we as both an industry and individual farming businesses go about the de-carbonising of UK agriculture? In this ‘Question Time’ style debate hosted by the Oxford Farming Conference and chaired by OFC Director Liz Bowles, we’ll hear the opinions of four industry […]