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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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Press Release: Second East of England Farming Conference looks to future opportunities.

Press Release: Second East of England Farming Conference looks to future opportunities.

PRESS RELEASE   Second East of England Farming Conference looks to future opportunities.   Challenges and opportunities for the future of farming will be the focus at the second East of England Farming Conference being held at the East of England Showground on 3 November 2016. The conference, builds on last year’s inaugural event. Confirmed …

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Schedule now available for 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival

Schedule now available for 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival

  Schedules and Entry forms for the 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival are now available. www.eoesmithfield.co.uk/exhibitors The festival takes place on the 15th & 16th November 2016. Closing Date for entries is 14th October 2016. For more information about the East of England Smithfield Festival, click here  

Press Release: New classes introduced to 2016 Smithfield Festival

Press Release: New classes introduced to 2016 Smithfield Festival

  The 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival has announced the introduction of three new classes for this year’s event, to meet changing industry needs and to appeal to the increasing number of young farmers that the event is now attracting. The first new class for 2016 is the market ready beef pair, where two …

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AHDB Grazing Project Open Day

AHDB Grazing Project Open Day

AHDB Grazing Project and Open Day Friday 23rd September 10.30am – 2.30pm  Is there a place for beef systems in arable rotations? Fowlmere Village Hall, Chrishall Road, Fowlmere, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7RY Find out more information here  To register your FREE place ring the AHDB Beef & Lamb events office on 01904 771211 or email …

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Press Release: Smithfield Festival targets wider livestock industry

Press Release: Smithfield Festival targets wider livestock industry

10 August 2016 The East of England Smithfield Festival will continue to evolve in 2016, with festival director William Haire promising to deliver an event with broader appeal to the farming sector. Visitors of this year’s event, which is being held on 15 and 16 November at the East of England Showground in Peterborough, will …

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Press Release: Impressive line-up for 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival

Press Release: Impressive line-up for 2016 East of England Smithfield Festival

25 July 2016 Impressive line-up for 2016 Smithfield Festival Once again the 2016 Smithfield Festival has attracted the biggest names in the cattle and sheep industry to judge this year’s prestigious event, which will be held at the East of England Showground on the 15 and 16 November 2016. The Smithfield Festival leads the way …

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Guest contribution: Geoff Dodgson, non-executive trustee at the Society, gives his view on the ‘Kids Country’ education programme

Guest contribution: Geoff Dodgson, non-executive trustee at the Society, gives his view on the ‘Kids Country’ education programme

Having lived my whole life in the countryside, I find it hard to believe how little some people know about what goes on or where food comes from – particularly young children. Luckily, the need to begin education about food, farming and the countryside generally at an early age is being recognised as important. It …

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Upcoming Events

Oct
8
Sun
all-day Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
Oct 8 all-day
Autumn Food and Country Fair @ East of England Showground
For more information on this event please visit the dedicated show website http://autumnfoodandcountryfair.co.uk     As a Society, we invite you to visit our stand in the Atrium to find out more about what we do. …

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Nov
2
Thu
all-day East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
Nov 2 all-day
East of England Farming Conference @ East of England Showground
For more information about the East of England Farming Conference, please take a look at our dedicated event web page www.eoefarmingconference.co.uk East of England Agricultural Society Members are entitled to a discounted ticket price.