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Mr Roy Bird MBE

Mr Roy Bird MBE

The Society was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Roy Bird MBE. Roy’s connection with the Society spans decades, firstly as its Secretary and latterly as a very involved Honorary Life Vice President not to mention his commitment and links to all things agricultural. Our thoughts are with his wife Norma. Funeral …

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Red Tractor and BASIS add to East of England Conference

Red Tractor and BASIS add to East of England Conference

PRESS RELEASE     18th October 2017  Red Tractor and BASIS add to East of England Conference Andrew Blenkiron, vice-chairman of Red Tractor, is the latest speaker to be added to the line-up at the forthcoming East of England Farming Conference. BASIS has also announced that advisers and farmers attending the conference will be eligible to …

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October- A busy month for Cultiv8

October- A busy month for Cultiv8

As well as the events mentioned above, we are also offering a place for one Cultiv8 member to attend the Oxford Farming Conference. While on the subject of conferences, the ticket deadline for our own conference is the 30th October, Cultiv8 members get discounted tickets. For more information about Cultiv8, click here

Winter Stock Festival Schedule Released Online

Winter Stock Festival Schedule Released Online

Entries are now open as the Winter Stock Festival schedules are released online! Visit www.winterstockfestival.co.uk/exhibitors to take a look at the Schedule and download the entry forms. Hard copies will arrive back from the printers next week and will be through your postboxes shortly afterwards. Hard copies will be sent to those that have entered the Show …

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Farming Conference Speaker- Peter Melchett

Farming Conference Speaker- Peter Melchett

  Our second confirmed East of England Farming Conference Speaker is Peter Melchett, Organic farmer and Policy Director of the Soil Association. Peter Melchett has been Policy Director of the Soil Association, the UK’s main organic food and farming organisation, since 2001.  He runs an organic farm in Norfolk, is a member of BBC’s rural …

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Farming Conference Speaker- Minette Batters

Farming Conference Speaker- Minette Batters

We are pleased to announce Minette Batters as a speaker at the East of England Farming Conference on the 2nd November. Minette will be speaking in Section 1: Science People and Politics post-2020 Theme: Grow or Go Location: East of England Showground Date: 2nd November More Information: www.eoefarmingconference.co.uk

Open Baking Competition at the Autumn Show

Open Baking Competition at the Autumn Show

With the return of the Great British Bake off to our television screens this evening, we hope you will be feeling inspired to enter the WI Open Baking Competition that is taking place at this years Autumn Food & Country Fair on the 8th October. We have classes for; Cheese Scones Artisan Bread Classic Victoria …

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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