Showcasing careers in agriculture in film
Who better to show and share to teenagers and young people what great careers there are in agriculture than young agri-professionals? In Green Shoots’ work in fields, offices food factories – and every stage in between – we have met some great young agriculturalists. So it was a pleasure to turn the cameras on them, […]
Film showcases career as farm business administrator
Behind – or at the heart of – every successful farm business there’s a career as a farm business administrator (FBA). East Anglian FBA Jenny Pine wanted a film to showcase the work: invoices sent, farm bills settled, wages paid, records kept and business decisions based on accurate records. It’s a brilliant job: challenging, interesting, satisfying and worthwhile. […]
On course for more communication skills success
There has never been a more important time for agri-professionals to build and use better communication skills. It was a great start to 2018 to have another group of eight East Anglians to do just that. We gathered together for three intense days of tips, techniques and tasks – otherwise known as communication skills training.
Our film of the farming year on Essex farm fascinates
You know a film is impressing an audience when they share it. Within just a few weeks of releasing our latest major farm film of a farming year, thousands of people had watched it and recommended it to their networks. And the audience continues to grow.
An Essex farm’s farming year in film
The film is the […]
Demystifying making radio: AKA Mystery Island
It’s months in the making. When people ask us how long our radio documentaries for BBC World Service can take to make that can be the answer: months. That is certainly true of our latest – AKA Mystery Island – which is being broadcast this week around the world.
getting inside Mystery Island Story
First there’s lots […]
The carrot and stick for website security
There are changes coming that will make it more important than ever to secure websites. For many owners of websites, the purpose of a website is to make information public, so why is there a need to add additional security? Sure, if you took credit card payments or stored and processed confidential information then it […]
AKA Mystery Island: tiny island, big story
We are making our next one hour documentary for BBC World Service. It investigates the extraordinary growth of cruise ship traffic, in particular to Vanuatu. From this chain of islands in the South Pacific we report from the southernmost island of Aneityum and how the community of Anelguhat is managing the influx of as many as 30,000 cruise ship […]
Our BBC World Service documentary – Horses for Courses
Elegant, athletic and groomed to perfection, young thoroughbred horses are the focus for our latest radio documentary for BBC World Service. You can catch the broadcast live or online on the BBC World Service website.
Capturing action and atmosphere
Recording the programme involved Green Shoots spending long days at the historic Tattersalls auction site in Newmarket, Suffolk for […]
Seeing the difference our communications training makes
To see the positive difference our communications training work makes is always a pleasure. In the first three months of this year we have been heartened – well delighted, actually – to see the participants of the latest our top-of-the-range training courses put their strengthened communication skills into practice.
Three days of non-stop communication skills training
We’re on air: Follow That Tractor
We’re on air. Our latest BBC World Service radio documentary is Follow that Tractor. Listen to an extraordinary tale of people, places and machinery that we loved putting together so you can marvel at these secondhand farm machines and all that they mean.
The tractor supermarket
In a flat piece of English Fenland, a site the size of 40 […]