From being an organiser to a scientist, my life has been shaped by agriculture.
For me, there is no such thing as a ‘traditional’ farmer.
Farming is about living in the moment, the moment of your life, and how you react to the world around you.
It is about knowing how to work with nature, the soil, the weather, the people you are working with, the landscape, and the landscape in general.
So, it is an important part of my life.
But now that I am retired, and having to think about what I am going to do with my life, it has been a lot of pressure.
I think I have a lot to say, but also a lot left to do.
As the BBC’s science correspondent, I will continue to be part of a team that works to make sure science is a vital part of our lives.
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