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Cultiv8 Join the Fight Against Rural Crime

Cultiv8 Join the Fight Against Rural Crime

For our April meeting we were lucky enough to receive a talk from Stefan Gidlow of Cambridgeshire Countryside Watch and Sergeant Richard Jackson who heads up Cambridgeshire police forces, Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT). This was a captivating meeting that sparked some well thought questions and comments from the Cultiv8 members and certainly made us …

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Shuttleworth Lecture 2017

Shuttleworth Lecture 2017

  Following a successful reintroduction to the Society calendar last year, the Shuttleworth Lecture returned on the 20th March at Shuttleworth College. Our guest speaker for the evening was Professor Simon Pearson. Hailing from a farming background, Simon’s current role is head of Agri-food technology at the University of Lincoln, he has travelled the world …

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EoE College Challenge on BBC One

EoE College Challenge on BBC One

The popular College Challenge competition held at the Winter Stock Festival (Formerly East of England Smithfield Festival) will be featured on the Farmers Country Showdown at 3.45pm on BBC One on Friday 3rd March! Tune in to see Moulton College and Reaseheath College in their preparation and competing at the Festival. Catch up here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08h5xt8

Jolly Good Evening had by all at the Best of British Ball!

Jolly Good Evening had by all at the Best of British Ball!

  The first ever Cultiv8 Ball took place at the East of England Showground on the 18th of February. The theme was Best of British and the Atrium was adorned with Union Flags and decoration. The decorate your own table competition certainly brightened the room with everything from candelabra’s to Balloons being used, as a …

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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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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