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East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club Part Ways

East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club Part Ways

6 February 2017 PRESS RELEASE East of England Agricultural Society and Royal Smithfield Club agree to separate The East of England Agricultural Society and the Royal Smithfield Club have agreed amicably to end their joint involvement in the East of England Agricultural Society’s Smithfield Festival after seven years of collaboration. As a result, the Society …

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Kids Country Breakfast Week is in Full Swing!

Kids Country Breakfast Week is in Full Swing!

  Kids Country are once again celebrating Breakfast Week by going into schools and teaching students the origins of their Breakfast, following the journey from farm to fork. Children at Bytham Primary School and Alconbury Primary School have both had visits from the Kids Country Team already this week and Newark Hill Primary will be visited on …

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EoE Smithfield Champion, What happens next?

EoE Smithfield Champion, What happens next?

Kitson & Sons Butchers poised to beef up Valentine’s Day Kitson & Sons Butchers is set to beef up this year’s Valentine’s celebrations by serving up meat from some of the best prime cattle in the country at its three shops in North Yorkshire and Cleveland. Owner Anthony Kitson created history late last year when …

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Tractor inspires road and farm safety message at Spalding Primary School

Tractor inspires road and farm safety message at Spalding Primary School

Spalding Primary School children were taught a memorable lesson in road and farm safety this week, with the help of a shiny new £125,000 John Deere tractor. The Road Safety Week initiative was organised by Kids Country – the education arm of the Peterborough-based East of England Agricultural Society. Around 200 pupils were introduced to …

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CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE JOINS FORCES WITH KIDS COUNTRY CHILDREN’S EDUCATION PROGRAMME

CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE JOINS FORCES WITH KIDS COUNTRY CHILDREN’S EDUCATION PROGRAMME

A popular countryside initiative which inspires thousands of eastern counties schoolchildren with vital messages from the world of food and farming has been given a big boost by Central England Co-operative. Kids Country, the education arm of the East of England Agricultural Society has announced an exciting, year-long sponsorship package with the Society. Central England …

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We are recruiting

We are recruiting

As we continue to enhance  our activities an opportunity has opened up for a Membership and Communications Secretary to join the Society team to assist us in developing, delivering and promoting what we do. Please see the advert below and follow the link for the job description. “The East of England Agricultural Society is a …

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Innovation & technology to feature at region’s farming conference

Innovation & technology to feature at region’s farming conference

Innovation and new technology within farming will feature at the 2016 East of England Farming Conference. The event, organised by the East of England Agricultural Society, is on Thursday 3 November 2016 at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. Joining the impressive line-up of speakers are Gareth Davies, CEO & Co-Founder of YAGRO Ltd; Matt …

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Handwriting competition goes from strength to strength

Handwriting competition goes from strength to strength

Running for over 38 years the East of England Agricultural Society’s prestigious Queen Mothers handwriting competition remains steadfast in the 21st century. The competition supported by Cross pens invites schools from across our region to take part to strengthen their handwriting skills. Volunteer judges whom are all past head teachers of schools select poems for …

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Impressive line-up announced for East of England Farming Conference

Impressive line-up announced for East of England Farming Conference

Four leading figures from organisations including the Country Land and Business Association, Greenpeace, Tenant Farmers Association, and National Federation of Young Farmers, will profile post-Brexit opportunities within farming, at this year’s East of England Farming Conference. The prestigious event, taking place at the Showground on 3 November 2016, brings farmers together to discuss important issues …

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