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Resilience and Business Skills: An Interview with Jim Shanks

What is it that makes a farm business successful? And how can we all strive to be more resilient in the face of challenge and change?

Mary-Jane Lawrie speaks with Jim Shanks who farms at Standhill near Hawick. Find out how Jim has overcome challenges to grow tomatoes in a 4-acre glass house on his dairy farm. Running the business entirely on sustainable fuel and using every scrap available in the production of tomatoes.

Why not listen to the other podcasts with Colin McGregor, Neil Sandilands and Bob Prentice. Join us on 26th November for our online webinar Driving Forward. An opportunity to ask questions on what makes these successful farmers resilient.

Jim Shanks stood in front of tomato vines

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