2013 March

East of England Agricultural Society appoints new Chairman

At their AGM on the 19th March the East of England Agricultural Society elected Mr Andrew Riddington as their new chairman.  Mr Andrew Riddington thanked outgoing Chairman Andrew Sharpley for seeing through a period of significant change during his three year term of office. Mr Sharpley welcomed the appointment of Andrew Riddington as the incoming […]

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Kids Country volunteers and supporters deliver resounding success

13th March saw the first part of the Kids Country potato story as part of the Grow your own potato day here at the Showground. Over 400 children had a fun time planting their seed potatoes and watching a dramatic re enactment of yesteryear before learning about nutrition and the history of the humble potato. […]

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Celebrity Status

Many members will have seen the advertising campaign in national newspapers run by Morrisons and in which our very own Council Member and Director Charles Horrell took a starring role. Morrisons were promoting their commitment to supplying 100% British sourced meat and acknowledged that it was people like Charles who were the farmers they knew […]

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Volunteers needed…

The Society is running a campaign to attract new volunteers. With a packed programme of agriculturaland educational events, we rely upon volunteers from members and their friends at becoming involved to ensure the successful delivery. We are working hard to ensure that our volunteering programme is fun and rewarding for all those involved. If this is […]

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Lambing Sunday

This year Lambing Sunday will be held on the 10th March. The Society will be helping out at the event run by Council Member Nigel Rome at Manor Farm, Morborne, Peterborough PE7 3TG. Members are invited to go down to the event along with their families and enjoy a great day on the farm.

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CropTech’s first outing

The company behind the LAMMA event has devised an entirely new conference for the agri sector. CropTech will be launched at the Showground at the end of October 2013 and is aimed at the high tech end of farming. It will attract huge interest and we are delighted that the organisers have confidently decided that […]

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