Farming community is called upon to help with Syrian refugee crisis

  Millions of Syrian refugees have been displaced from their homes due to conflict, living in temporary camps with little shelter from the bitter winter which is fast approaching, however, the British farming community can help. Many within the British rural community are starting to prepare for their own winter, buying warm new coats and […]

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Start up to show-winners in five years

  Ivanhoe Livestock is a name known to many in the sheep industry, both for their show ring successes and for achieving high prices in local markets in the North of England. However, the progress this flock has made in a very short time has to be admired. Andrew and James Bailey, coming together as […]

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Hi-Tech focus for East of England Smithfield Festival 2015  

  The focus for this year’s East of England Smithfield Festival on the 26 and 27 November in Peterborough, is new technology and leading the way will be the inaugural live broadcast of the judging. “This is such an exciting development for the show,” explains William Haire, East of England Smithfield Festival director. “Our new […]

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The Lincolnshire Technical Symposium- Soils & Cropping Systems

As a member of Innovation for Agriculture, we are pleased to let our members know that they can avail of discounted attendance at this exciting symposium taking place on the 19th of November at Lincoln Showground. Faced with a “yield plateau” and an uncontrollable blackgrass burden, farmers are seeking new ways to address their problems […]

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Further speakers announced for East of England Farming Conference

  The East of England Agricultural Society are pleased to confirm a number of additional speakers that have joined an already impressive line-up for the East of England Farming Conference,taking place at the showground on the 3rd of December. The already strong line-up of  speakers will be joined by Sir Peter Kendall- Chairman of AHDB, Guy Smith- NFU Vice President, […]

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Careers Forum for agricultural students will launch at CropTec

CropTec, the leading specialist arable event will host, in conjunction with the East of England Agricultural Society, an interactive workshop designed to offer students a diverse insight into career opportunities within the arable industry. Sponsored by EDGE, an industry led project that aims to EDUCATE, DEVELOP, GROW and EMPLOY those taking their first steps into […]

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Farming Conference list guest speakers – 3rd December

Be inspired by expert speakers at the first East of England Farming Conference this winter. The debut conference will take place at the East of England Showground in Peterborough on Thursday 3 December. Among the speakers will be four ‘next generation’ farmers who will highlight a wide range of industry opportunities and challenges. Guy Thallon […]

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Show success results in Lyon’s family heading to East of England Smithfield festival

Following recent show successes around the UK, the Lyon family, who farm near Bourne in Lincolnshire, are excited to be heading to the 2015 East of England Smithfield Festival in Peterborough on Thursday 26 – Friday 27 November, where they hope to add to their growing trophy cabinet. The family are a shining example of […]

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East of England Farming Conference – 3rd December 15

A new conference will bring expert speakers from all areas of agriculure to the East of England Showground. Showcasing agricultural innovation, the conference will attract specialist industry speakers to discuss issues affecting farming, the latest research and developments in agri-business. Speakers will cover technical and politcal issues as well as looking at prospects and challengs […]

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Members offer for Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association lecture

As Part of our activities throughout the East of England we meet and work with our fellow Agricultural Societies throughout the region to share our knowledge to improve our work and activities. Following on from a recent meeting the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Society have very kindly extended an invitation to East of England Agricultural Society […]

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