Episode 10

Episode 10: Talking training and education with Peter Arrand, President, BAGMA

Chris Biddle in conversation with Peter Arrand, President of BAGMA (British Agricultural and Garden Machinery Association) following the formation of the Association's new Training and Education group.

We talk about a possible skills gap, whether the industry is talking the right language, the importance of spreading the message into schools and the looming introduction of T-Level qualifications

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The farm and grass machinery business

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Chris Biddle

Chris is an experienced journalist specialising in the farm and grass machinery market. He has worked for a major tractor manufacturer and been a managing director of a farm and grass machinery dealership in the West Country.
In 1988, he launched trade magazine, Service Dealer followed by TurfPro in 1998, selling both titles to Land Power Publications in 2015.
He was editor of Landwards, the professional journal of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) from 2008 until 2019 and is the recipient of the 2020 IAgrE Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Land-Based industry.
Chris lives in Salisbury with his wife Trish, and is an avid cricket fan and member of the MCC for over 55 years.