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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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Shuttleworth Lecture- 21st March. REGISTER TODAY!

Shuttleworth Lecture- 21st March. REGISTER TODAY!

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 Mr John Shropshire, chairman of …

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Bedfordshire YFC county show and rally

Bedfordshire YFC county show and rally

Bedfordshire Young Farmers is celebrating its 70th year this year with the 69th Annual Show and Rally being hosted by North Beds Young Farmers at Manor Farm, Green End, Pertenhall, Bedfordshire, MK44 2AZ, by kind permission of the Bates Family on Saturday 21st May 2016. This will be the 7th time the family have hosted the …

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Farm walk to highlight the potential for miscanthus

Farm walk to highlight the potential for miscanthus

When you’ve tried different cereal crops to combat establishment issues due to dry land and blackgrass resistance, without success, it’s reassuring to know there are profitable alternatives out there that conquer the problem. Arable and beef cattle farmer, and pub owner, Mark Richardson, has been growing miscanthus on some of his ‘problem land’ since 2012, …

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Children in East Anglia go against the grain when it comes to breakfast

Children in East Anglia go against the grain when it comes to breakfast

A survey of primary school children*, conducted by Kids Country, indicates children in East Anglia are bucking national trends and do, in fact, understand the importance of eating breakfast. Almost 100 per cent of the children questioned know that breakfast should be eaten every day. Children getting stuck in to pancake making In celebration of …

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Celebration of another successful year at the 2015 Peterborough dinner

Celebration of another successful year at the 2015 Peterborough dinner

Results of the East of England Agricultural Society Farm Business Awards were announced at the Peterborough dinner, held recently at the Society Showground. Almost 350 members, guests and friends were present at the dinner, to not only enjoy a meal prepared with top quality local produce, but to take part in the awards ceremony including …

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Thomas Bradshaw Cultiv8’s ideas at first group meeting

Thomas Bradshaw Cultiv8’s ideas at first group meeting

The inaugural meeting of the East of England Agricultural Society Cultiv8 group took place on the 16th of February, on the showground. Approximately 80 young professionals from all aspects of the Agri-food industry attended on the evening , traveling from as far afield as Doncaster, Colchester, Coalville and Southwold. William Haire from the East of …

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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