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Hi-Tech focus for East of England Smithfield Festival 2015  

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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The Lincolnshire Technical Symposium- Soils & Cropping Systems

The Lincolnshire Technical Symposium- Soils & Cropping Systems

As a member of Innovation for Agriculture, we are pleased to let our members know that they can avail of discounted attendance at this exciting symposium taking place on the 19th of November at Lincoln Showground. Faced with a “yield plateau” and an uncontrollable blackgrass burden, farmers are seeking new ways to address their problems …

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Further speakers announced for East of England Farming Conference

Further speakers announced for East of England Farming Conference

  The East of England Agricultural Society are pleased to confirm a number of additional speakers that have joined an already impressive line-up for the East of England Farming Conference,taking place at the showground on the 3rd of December. The already strong line-up of  speakers will be joined by Sir Peter Kendall- Chairman of AHDB, Guy Smith- NFU Vice President, …

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Careers Forum for agricultural students will launch at CropTec

Careers Forum for agricultural students will launch at CropTec

CropTec, the leading specialist arable event will host, in conjunction with the East of England Agricultural Society, an interactive workshop designed to offer students a diverse insight into career opportunities within the arable industry. Sponsored by EDGE, an industry led project that aims to EDUCATE, DEVELOP, GROW and EMPLOY those taking their first steps into …

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Farming Conference list guest speakers – 3rd December

Farming Conference list guest speakers – 3rd December

Be inspired by expert speakers at the first East of England Farming Conference this winter. The debut conference will take place at the East of England Showground in Peterborough on Thursday 3 December. Among the speakers will be four ‘next generation’ farmers who will highlight a wide range of industry opportunities and challenges. Guy Thallon …

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Show success results in Lyon’s family heading to East of England Smithfield festival

Show success results in Lyon’s family heading to East of England Smithfield festival

Following recent show successes around the UK, the Lyon family, who farm near Bourne in Lincolnshire, are excited to be heading to the 2015 East of England Smithfield Festival in Peterborough on Thursday 26 – Friday 27 November, where they hope to add to their growing trophy cabinet. The family are a shining example of …

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East of England Farming Conference – 3rd December 15

East of England Farming Conference – 3rd December 15

A new conference will bring expert speakers from all areas of agriculure to the East of England Showground. Showcasing agricultural innovation, the conference will attract specialist industry speakers to discuss issues affecting farming, the latest research and developments in agri-business. Speakers will cover technical and politcal issues as well as looking at prospects and challengs …

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Members offer for Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association lecture

Members offer for Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association lecture

As Part of our activities throughout the East of England we meet and work with our fellow Agricultural Societies throughout the region to share our knowledge to improve our work and activities. Following on from a recent meeting the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Society have very kindly extended an invitation to East of England Agricultural Society …

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The East of England Agricultural Society Autumn and Winter 2015 newsletter

The East of England Agricultural Society Autumn and Winter 2015 newsletter

The latest edition of the Society newsletter has just be published and is available to download at the link below. Members will have received a copy by post last week. There has been a lot happening on the showground and at Society events throughout the spring and summer. Articles include reports on the 2015 Farm …

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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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