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22 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 09 October 2011

Adam Henson meets the first finalist in the BBC Radio 4 Farmer of the Year category in the Food and Farming Awards. Andrew Hughes shows Adam around his farm near Andover.

Andrew has a mixed farm. He grows wheat, barley and oilseed rape and keeps a herd of White Park cattle.

Alongside his farming activities, Andrew is heavily involved in conservation and takes steps to encourage wildlife onto his farm. He also hosts educational visits from schools to help connect children with food production.

Presenter: Adam Henson
Producer: Martin Poyntz-Roberts.


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