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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. As part of National Breakfast Week, Kids Country, the education …

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Calling all Coach companies!

Calling all Coach companies!

Are you a coach /private bus company? If so, Kids Country needs you!   We are in need of transport for local school children on Friday 1st July, from their school, to Peterborough Arena. If you can help, please give Sandra a call now on 07764 628683 or email slauridsen@eastofengland.org.uk

Huge success for East of England Smithfield Festival 2015

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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Shuttleworth Lecture

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 – 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.    

2016 – The Year of the Pulses

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

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

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

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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Upcoming Events

Dec
1
Fri
all-day Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
Dec 1 – Dec 2 all-day
Winter Stock Festival @ East of England Showground
The Winter Stock Festival (Formerly East of England Smithfield Festival), our premier Winter Primestock Show returns on the 1st and 2nd of December 2017.   Whats on? Trade stands, Product demonstrations, Seminars, Livestock & Lamb …

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Dec
14
Thu
all-day NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
NAAC Contractors 2017 @ East of England Showground
Dec 14 all-day
All UK contractors are urged to come along to Contractor 2017 on 14th December and join the only event focused entirely on agricultural contractors. Contractors may be ‘Farming’s Best Kept Secret’, but they must not be …

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