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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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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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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