Graham Harvey has written on food and farming for Farmers' Weekly, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, New Scientist and Country Life. For three years he wrote the 'Old Muckspreader' column in Private Eye. In the mid-1980s he joined the scriptwriting team of The Archers, since when he has written more than 600 episodes and is currently the programme's Agricultural Advisor. Graham's first book, The Killing of the Countryside, was winner of the BP Natural World Book Prize. He is also co-founder of the country's leading conference on low-input, ecological agriculture - the Oxford Real Farming Conference.