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The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 3 (Shortened Versions)

Cattle

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Simon and Emma are showing their finest bull Merlin at the Great Yorkshire Show. In the Shorthorn category, Stuart and Gail are showing their livestock for the first time. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Mid Devon - Goats

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Two farming families are both hoping that their much-loved pygmy goats will bring them acclaim at this year's Mid Devon Agricultural show. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Ryedale - Sheep

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Veteran farming family The Dunns and retired businessman Stephen are all heading to Ryedale to show off their finest sheep. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Bath - Cheese and Sausages

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Award-winning cheeses and meats are on sale at one of Britain's oldest farmers' markets in Bath. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Tendring - Cattle

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

British White Cattle farmers Vivien, a retired GP, and David and Angela are hoping to help keep their rare breeds alive by competing at the 104th Tendring Show in Essex. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Denis Lawson
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
Lucy Shepherd
Series Producer:
Lucy Hards
Director:
Hollie Osborn
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Awards - Diversification

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Three inspirational farming families are celebrated for their ideas and ingenuity, but only one can be crowned ‘Diversification Farmer of the Year’ at The Farmers Weekly Awards held in London. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Scottish Game Fair - Potato Vodka & Game

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Two dedicated farming families are hoping to impress potential buyers at the Scottish Game Fair with their farm-produced potato vodka and a selection of wild game burgers. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Denis Lawson
Director:
Hollie Osborn
Series Producer:
Lucy Hards
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
Lucy Shepherd
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Driffield - Cattle

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Cattle farmers Alison and Colin compete against their young protegees Katie and Hannah at the Driffield Show. Will either pair's cattle win coveted red rosettes?

Contributors

Narrator:
Denis Lawson
Director:
Hollie Osborn
Series Producer:
Lucy Hards
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
Lucy Shepherd
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Awards - Farm Manager

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Three exceptional farm managers, all critical to the day-to-day running of their farms, are nominated for the title of Farm Manager of the Year at the prestigious Farmers Weekly Awards. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Denis Lawson
Director:
Hollie Osborn
Series Producer:
Lucy Hards
Production Manager:
Leanne Troop
Executive Producer:
Karen Ross
Executive Producer:
Lucy Shepherd
Production Company:
Sidney Street Productions

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4

Marylebone Market - Fruit, Veg & Cheese

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Two farming families hope to sell their biodynamic fruit and vegetables and homemade cheese at one of London's oldest farmers markets in Marylebone. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Alexandra Palace - Chicken and Veg

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Poultry farmers Nick and Jacob are joined at Alexandra Palace farmer’s market by organic and heritage fruit and vegetable farmer Patrick. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Awards - Against the Odds

Duration: 26 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Four groups of dedicated farmers who have shown resilience and ingenuity are up against each other as they try to win this year's Against the Odds accolade at the Annual British Farming Awards. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Norfolk - Pigs

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Passionate pig owners the Cullingtons and farming couple Chris and Julie are all hoping to turn their dreams into a reality and win the top prizes at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

South Wales - Shire Horses

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Former police officer Huw Murphy and the Harries family go head to head with their beloved shire horses at the 37th South Wales Shire Horse Society Show. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

The Scottish Game Fair - Garlic and Cheese

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Two very different food producers who have put their hearts and soul into getting their products to market are heading to the Scottish Game Fair. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Isle of Wight - Sheep

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

First-time farmers Paige and Kingsley are hoping that showing their sheep at the Isle of Wight show will bring them one step closer to their life's dream of becoming full-time farmers. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Northumberland - Sheepdogs

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

International sheepdog breeder David and farmer Brenda battle the temperamental British weather with their pedigree dogs by their sides, competing at Powburn, one of Britain’s oldest sheep dog trials.

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Launceston - Cattle

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Young couple Darren and Emma brave their first cattle show but have to beat seasoned cattle breeders Grania and Simon at their local Launceston Show. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Awards - Farming Family

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Hardworking families across the UK compete to win the much-coveted, prestigious title of best Farming Family Business at the British Farming Awards. Show more

The Farmers' Country Showdown

Series 4 (30-Minute Versions)

Lambeth - Greenhouse & Vauxhall City Farm

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Two inner-city London charities head to the 46th Lambeth Country Show to drum up support so they can survive another year. Show more