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Huge success for East of England Smithfield Festival 2015

This year’s East of England Smithfield Festival, which was held at the East of England Showground at Peterborough on 26-27 November 2015, proved to be a huge success after introducing a new format to the highly prestigious event. Smithfield Festival 2015 launched a new style of event, with an increased focus on innovations, technical advancements […]

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2016 Farm Business Award schedules now available

The East of England Agricultural Society is pleased to announce that schedules for the 2016 Farm Business Awards are now available. The annual competition, open to all farm businesses within a 50 mile radius of the Showground in Peterborough, aims to recognise not only the high standards which farmers in the region attain but also […]

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Shuttleworth Lecture

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 still to be confirmed, […]

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Agri-Tech East Pollinator – News

Agri-Tech East Pollinator meeting is to be held on the 23rd February at Rothamsted Research and will explore how field labs can provide useful research with practical applications and beneficial outcome.  Please find the press release Agritech-east – Press release Jan 16 for information.    

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2016 – The Year of the Pulses

Come Celebrate with us at the East of England Agricultural Society and our celebrity chef Rachel Green to join in with the year of the pulses.  An evening to see the potential of peas! When it comes to growing quality marrowfat peas, nowhere on earth beats the East of England. The crop with the bright […]

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LAMMA – Membership priority parking

PRIME PARKING FOR MEMBERS ONLY Wednesday 20th – Thursday 21st January There is absolutely no need for members to struggle at this year’s LAMMA Show. Limited forward parking will be available for members of the Agricultural Society. A hard standing parking zone will be accessible for members using complimentary passes. Places are limited and it’s […]

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LAMMA – Society membership parking

PRIME PARKING FOR MEMBERS ONLY Wednesday 20th-Thursday 21st January There is absolutely no need for members to struggle at this year’s LAMMA Show. Limited forward parking will be available for members of the Agricultural Society. A hard standing parking zone will be accessible for members using complimentary passes. There are limited spaces and this is […]

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Farming community is called upon to help with Syrian refugee crisis

  Millions of Syrian refugees have been displaced from their homes due to conflict, living in temporary camps with little shelter from the bitter winter which is fast approaching, however, the British farming community can help. Many within the British rural community are starting to prepare for their own winter, buying warm new coats and […]

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Start up to show-winners in five years

  Ivanhoe Livestock is a name known to many in the sheep industry, both for their show ring successes and for achieving high prices in local markets in the North of England. However, the progress this flock has made in a very short time has to be admired. Andrew and James Bailey, coming together as […]

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Hi-Tech focus for East of England Smithfield Festival 2015  

  The focus for this year’s East of England Smithfield Festival on the 26 and 27 November in Peterborough, is new technology and leading the way will be the inaugural live broadcast of the judging. “This is such an exciting development for the show,” explains William Haire, East of England Smithfield Festival director. “Our new […]

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