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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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Bangers and Mash Ball -event photos

Bangers and Mash Ball -event photos

The East of England Agricultural Society’s BANGERS AND MASH BALL, the first event to be put on by the new Membership and Social Committee, lived up to its promise of providing a fabulous evening of great food, outstanding entertainment and plenty of dancing.  It was a memorable evening with a meal that championed local food, and …

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Kids Country wins further recognition

Kids Country wins further recognition

Kids Country wins further recognition The education programme launched by the East of England Agricultural Society under its Kids Country banner continues to go from strength to strength. Following hard on the heels of being awarded an Innovative Learning Award by Bayer CropScience the team now has been accredited for offering good quality educational experiences …

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Upcoming Events

May
19
Sat
all-day Bedfordshire Young Farmers Rally @ Scald End Farm
Bedfordshire Young Farmers Rally @ Scald End Farm
May 19 all-day
The East of England Agricultural Society is proud to sponsor the Bedfordshire Young Farmers Rally, hosted by Bedford & District YFC. For more information about Bedford Young Farmers, click here
May
26
Sat
9:00 am Northamptonshire Young Farmers R... @ Ashby Furze Farm
Northamptonshire Young Farmers R... @ Ashby Furze Farm
May 26 @ 9:00 am
The East of England Agricultural Society is proud to sponsor the Northamptonshire Young Farmers Rally, hosted by Grendon YFC. For more information about Northampton Young Farmers, click here