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Martin Jenkins Farming triumphs as Supreme Champion in Farm Business Awards

Martin Jenkins Farming triumphs as Supreme Champion in Farm Business Awards

    Martin Jenkins Farming was crowned this year’s Supreme Champion at the Peterborough Dinner on 20th November; the judges were greatly impressed particularly by Mr. Jenkins’ grain plant and storage. After much deliberation, Mr. Jenkins, from Boxworth in Cambridge, was nominated Supreme Champion by the Farm Business Awards Committee, chaired by Robert Barnes, with …

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Tesco comes on board with East of England Kids Country Event

Tesco comes on board with East of England Kids Country Event

The East of England Agricultural Society and The Tesco Eat Happy Project today announced an exciting two year sponsorship deal for the hugely successful Kids Country Food and Farming Day. The Tesco sponsorship will provide both financial support and local resource to make the events for 2015 and 2016 the most exciting and engaging yet. …

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Our Autumn Newsletter Is Ready To Read

Our Autumn Newsletter Is Ready To Read

Our Autumn Newsletter is complete and ready to read online. To open the magazine to full size, please click on the link above titled, “Open Publication”. Alternatively, if you would like a hard copy of the newsletter, please feel free to send a request with your address to info@eastofengland.org.uk. We recognise that as a society …

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Over 53,000 acres judged in just 1 week!!

Over 53,000 acres judged in just 1 week!!

Judging over 53,000 acres of farmland in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire for The East of England Agricultural Society’s annual Farm Business Awards was achieved in just one week by 14 judges. Besides first class farming, prizes were awarded for enterprises as diverse as wedding venues and solar energy farms. Sponsored by Camgrain & Openfield, …

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Asda and Barclays lend support for Kids Country Food and Farming Day

Asda and Barclays lend support for Kids Country Food and Farming Day

Asda and Barclays lend support for Kids Country Food and Farming Day This year’s Kids Country Food and Farming Day, at the Peterborough Showground, on Friday 11th July 2014, is set to be bigger and better than ever before. Now in its second year, the event organised by The East of England Agricultural Society, has …

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Nearly 6,000 children participate in Food and Farming Day 2014

Nearly 6,000 children participate in Food and Farming Day 2014

  Following the success of the inaugural event last year, The East of England Agricultural Society is expecting over 5,700 children from schools across the region to attend its second annual Kids Country Food and Farming Day, at the Peterborough Showground, on 11th July 2014. The Kids Country Education Programme and Food and Farming Day …

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Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Barn and Maze at East of England Showground

Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Barn and Maze at East of England Showground

The KIDS COUNTRY team are moving on with development of a rural education area at the East of England Showground with support from Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) and Central England Co-operative. In January arguably the biggest willow maze in the country was planted as part of the Forest for Peterborough scheme and in collaboration with …

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Asda Supports Food and Farming Education in the Eastern Region

Asda Supports Food and Farming Education in the Eastern Region

Asda Supports Food and Farming Education in the Eastern Region Download Press Release PDF Asda has continued its support for the East of England Agricultural Society’s children’s education programme. Launched in 2013 with Asda sponsorship, the Kids Country team plans to help over 7000 children to have a fun, hands on learning experience following their …

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Upcoming Events

Dec
1
Fri
all-day Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
The Winter Stock Festival (Formerly East of England Smithfield Festival), our premier Winter Primestock Show returns on the 1st and 2nd of December 2017.   Whats on? Trade stands, Product demonstrations, Seminars, Livestock & Lamb …

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Dec
14
Thu
all-day NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
Dec 14 all-day
All UK contractors are urged to come along to Contractor 2017 on 14th December and join the only event focused entirely on agricultural contractors. Contractors may be ‘Farming’s Best Kept Secret’, but they must not be …

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