6 podcasts for harvest

Conversations | 12th October 2021 | By Andrew Whitelaw

Podcasts for harvest

It’s the pointy end of the year for grain farmers, and there will be a lot of time sitting in the header or chaser bin.

You’ll need something to listen to before and after your local rural segment on the radio. We thought we’d put out our recommendations for podcasts to listen to during the harvest season.

Matt’s Recommendations

Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything.

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More or Less: Behind the Stats

Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us. Both short and longer, these episodes go through events occurring in the press and the statistics around us.

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Instructions Sold Separately

Instructions Sold Separately – Nothing is taboo on the road to human optimisation. A podcast covering a range of topics trying to build resilience.

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Andrew’s Recommendations

The Dropout

A podcast telling the story of tech messiah Elizabeth Holmes – who turned out to be a fraud. This is a very interesting podcast. The recent episodes go through the current trial in the US courts.

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50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Tim Harford gets another mention in this list. This series looks at various inventions and ideas which have helped develop society – from paper to pornography.

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Bloke to Bloke

A podcast between two very different blokes in WA. One a city boy, one a country boy. Very real conversations with a bit of a focus on mental health.

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Got your own recommendations?

One of the big challenges of podcasts is finding them! We are always looking for podcasts to listen to whilst working/travelling.

If you have other recommendations for podcasts, let us know on Twitter