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Members Free Entry to Festival of Hunting!

Members Free Entry to Festival of Hunting!

Members of the East of England Agricultural Society are granted free entry to the Festival of Hunting on presentation of a valid Membership card. Members are also encouraged to wear their East of England Agricultural Society Badges to the show. The Festival of Hunting takes place at the East of England Showground on Wednesday 20th July 2016. …

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Kids get Hands-on with Pigs, Peas, Poultry and Produce at Food & Farming Day

Kids get Hands-on with Pigs, Peas, Poultry and Produce at Food & Farming Day

5,500 children from over 50 primary schools attended Kids Country Food & Farming Day 2016, the educational food and farming event that showcases the journey from farm to fork. The aim of the event was to teach children about food provenance, and the importance of farming and the countryside through a host of hands-on, interactive …

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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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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.