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Members Free Entry to Just Dogs Live!

Members Free Entry to Just Dogs Live!

The East of England Agricultural Society welcome our Members to this year’s Just Dogs Live incorporating the Championship Dog Show which takes place on the 8th, 9th and 10th of July 2016. Entry for Members is free upon presentation of a valid East of England Agricultural Society Membership Card (These were sent out earlier in …

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Kubota hard at work on Showground

Kubota hard at work on Showground

A chance conversation just after LAMMA has resulted in the addition of a Kubota tractor to the fleet at the East of England Showground at Peterborough. The Kubota M6060 kitted out on turf tyres arrived in mid-March to operate some of the equipment used for the care and maintenance of the showground which hosts events …

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Society offers Bursary to young members

Society offers Bursary to young members

The biennial Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth conference takes place this year from the 31st of October to the 4th of November in Singapore. The title for this, the 27th conference, is  “Agriculture at the crossroads: bridging the rural-urban divide” and will bring representatives from over 50 leading national and regional agricultural show societies, …

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Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening

Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening

The East of England Agricultural Society cordially invites you to join us for: Presidents Wine & Cheese Evening By Kind permission of Mr & Mrs David Reynolds 3rd June 2016 at 7pm The Elms, Pytchley, Northamptonshire, NN14 1EW Tickets £10/head In celebration of 50 years based at the East of England Showground, the East of …

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Livestock Demonstration/Viewing Day

Livestock Demonstration/Viewing Day

LIVESTOCK DEMONSTRATION / VIEWING DAY By Kind permission of Mr & Mrs N Reid Cattle & Sheep handling by Ritchie Equipment Static display of Merlo Telehandlers & Lely Forage equipment At: Overbury Hall, Layham, Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5RP On: Wednesday 27th April 2016 9am – 4pm Light refreshments available. The Overbury Hall Aberdeen Angus …

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How can innovative techniques and new technology help to defend crops against new varieties of disease?

How can innovative techniques and new technology help to defend crops against new varieties of disease?

FIELD PATHOGENOMICS A DEFENCE AGAINST RUST AND OTHER “CEREAL KILLERS” Leading scientists discuss rust prediction and prevention at Agri-Tech East event With the announcement that ‘Kranich’ yellow rust race has been detected in the UK for the first time, together with an increase in fungal infection among previously resistant varieties, a new approach to disease …

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Advances in growing brings salad to London tunnels

Advances in growing brings salad to London tunnels

The Agri-Tech East ‘Undercover Agents – New Technologies for Controlled Environment Production’ Pollinator event on 22 March 2016 at the Sainsbury Laboratory will include a discussion about this venture, together with talks on other exciting alternate growing and production techniques, including the use of LEDs and soilless growing towers. Sitting thirty-three meters underneath the busy …

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Shuttleworth Lecture- 21st March. REGISTER TODAY!

Shuttleworth Lecture- 21st March. REGISTER TODAY!

The Society is delighted to announce the re-launch of the Shuttleworth Lecture in 2016. Held in the Lecture Theater at Shuttleworth College, the highly respected event provides a great opportunity for everyone in the farming industry to get a unique and interesting opinion on a topical subject. The speaker for the 2016 lecture is Mr John Shropshire, chairman of …

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Bedfordshire YFC county show and rally

Bedfordshire YFC county show and rally

Bedfordshire Young Farmers is celebrating its 70th year this year with the 69th Annual Show and Rally being hosted by North Beds Young Farmers at Manor Farm, Green End, Pertenhall, Bedfordshire, MK44 2AZ, by kind permission of the Bates Family on Saturday 21st May 2016. This will be the 7th time the family have hosted the …

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