Social Distancing - How farmers & growers are making it work within their businesses

Apr 23, 2020, 06:00 AM
Farmers and growers are used to managing changing situations, weather, pests and crop diseases. But how to manage the human health implications of the Coronavirus pandemic is a whole different matter. Or is it?

Protecting people’s health alongside the need to keep the tractor wheels turning and the pickers working has taken some dynamic management.

Suffolk-based, Velcourt Farm manager Ben Martin and Berkshire-based, Valley Produce grower Chris Daking talk to AHDB's John Bates about the practical decisions and changes made on their farms and in their businesses to ensure people’s health and wellbeing is taken care of.

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