Meet the Team


Sean Sparling is our crop doctor, offering weekly advice on agronomy. Sean is a multi-award winning independent agronomist, after dinner speaker, MC, broadcaster, commentator, author and photographer. His blog can be found at


Chris Spratt, Rebecca Pearce and Kit Dickinson present our weekly grain report.  The three from Openfields have a wealth of experience in the grain markets and keep us up to date on the latest prices and events from across the world.



Nick Morris from British Sugar in Newark is our "go-to" man for all things British Sugar related, with monthly updates throughout the year and more frequenctly during the crucial sugar beet campaign.

Andrew Ward MBE is another regular contributor to the programme. Andrew farms at Leadenham and was the man behind such great ideas as Forage Aid, helping farmers in the North West and South West when affected by severe weather and flooding over recent years.

Colin Jackson of Jackson Potatoes shares his years of expertise in growing (and ultimately selling) potatoes in Lincolnshire. His no-nonsense approach ensures you get the facts you need, without the waffle!

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