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FaceTime a Farmer Founder Lands Top Job at EoEFC

FaceTime a Farmer Founder Lands Top Job at EoEFC

A new chairman has been appointed for the East of England Farming Conference. Local farmer and founder of FaceTime a Farmer, Tom Martin, was confirmed in post by outgoing chairman, Richard Whitlock, saying “Our conference is now on the “must attend” list of winter events for all those interested in connecting with the future of …

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East of England Agricultural Society backs new Soil Health Initiative

East of England Agricultural Society backs new Soil Health Initiative

Exciting developments are underway for Soil Health in the UK and the East of England Agricultural Society is delighted to be working and supporting this new initiative launched today at Cereals. The agricultural society has been developing a number of new initiatives which form part of their future plans and this new work with NIAB …

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Sign up for Cultiv8 trip to Norfolk!

Sign up for Cultiv8 trip to Norfolk!

Booking Form Cultiv8 are crossing the Eastern border into Norfolk on the 20th June. Join us for a tour of the new innovative dairy unit at Houghton Hall, run by Evolution Farming. A company who strive to drive profit through innovation. We will then be heading over to Wiveton Hall to meet Desmond MacCarthy, star …

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Farms Competition Update

Farms Competition Update

It is with great disappointment that the East of England Agricultural Society have made the decision to cancel the Farms Competition section of the Farm and Rural Business Awards for the 2018 competition. The second section of the awards, aimed at diversified businesses and added value food & drink producers will still run in 2018 with …

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Bursary announced for members to attend RASC conference in Canada

Bursary announced for members to attend RASC conference in Canada

The East of England Agricultural Society is delighted to announce the opening of the RASC conference bursary applications. This year the East of England Agricultural Society has openings for two Members to attend the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference in which takes place in November. The Bi-annual conference takes place in a different …

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Agricultural Society seeks organiser for long and meaningful relationship!

Agricultural Society seeks organiser for long and meaningful relationship!

The East of England Agricultural Society, the charity and owner of the East of England Arena and Events Centre, has launched its campaign to find an organiser and partner for a high tech agricultural equipment show to be held at the venue. William Haire, agricultural development manager at the East of England Agricultural Society, explained, …

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Annual lecture gives food for thought whilst feeding Britain

Annual lecture gives food for thought whilst feeding Britain

Hot debate grabbed the attention of the guests at last night’s East of England Shuttleworth Lecture when well known and respected guest speaker Sir Peter Kendall took to the mic. The annual lecture organised by the East of England Agricultural Society was well attended by over 100 farmers, students and associated guests alike. Titled “Feeding …

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Cultiv8 Visit- I am a Cider Drinker…

Cultiv8 Visit- I am a Cider Drinker…

Written by Claire Wirght, Cultiv8 Member One of the best bits about being a member of Cultiv8 is the chance to get out and about to visit inspiring rural businesses. The March meeting was no exception as we got the chance to visit Saxby’s Cider near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Philip Saxby welcomed us all to the …

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Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Fri
all-day Kids Country- Food & Farming Day @ East of England Showground
Kids Country- Food & Farming Day @ East of England Showground
Jun 29 all-day
Kids Country- Food & Farming Day @ East of England Showground
The Kids Country Food and Farming day brings around 7000 school children onto the site to learn about where their food comes from and how it is made. If you would like to get involved, …

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Jul
6
Fri
all-day Just Dogs Live @ East of England Showground
Just Dogs Live @ East of England Showground
Jul 6 – Jul 8 all-day
Just Dogs Live @ East of England Showground
Members are entitled to Free entry to this event upon presentation of a valid membership card at the entrance. For more information about Just Dogs Live- Incorporating the Championship Dog Show, please visit the dedicated …

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