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Agri-Tech East coming events during September and October

Agri-Tech East coming events during September and October

The East of England Agricultural Society are members of Agri-Tech East. Society members interested in taking part in any of the activities listed below should contact William Haire on 01733 234451 for further information.   Launch of new Agri-Tech East Soil Health Special Interest Group Tuesday 8 September 2015, Sophi Taylor Building, Park Farm, NIAB, …

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Big names line-up for Smithfield Festival

Big names line-up for Smithfield Festival

Well known faces from the sheep and cattle showing world take on the prestigious duty of judging at this year’s East of England Smithfield Festival on 26 and 27 November. “We are delighted to announce that James Alexander, from Co Antrim, will be judging the commercial cattle,” says newly appointed East of England Agricultural Society Agricultural …

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StockTech provides simple solutions for farmers at Smithfield Festival

StockTech provides simple solutions for farmers at Smithfield Festival

Supporting commercial farmers by providing the tools and ideas required to drive their businesses forward efficiently, is the focus of the new StockTech area at the East of England Smithfield Festival this November. “Producing stock efficiently has never been more important, as farmers feel the pressure of ever fluctuating prices for prime stock,” says William …

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Save the date for the first East of England Farming Conference

Save the date for the first East of England Farming Conference

A new conference will bring expert speakers from all areas of agriculture to the East of England Showground this winter. The debut East of England Farming Conference will take place in Peterborough on 3 December. Showcasing agricultural innovation, the conference will attract specialist industry speakers to discuss issues affecting farming, the latest research and developments …

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Building Make Over for Premier Livestock Event

Building Make Over for Premier Livestock Event

The East of England Agricultural Society it’s delighted to launch its newly refurbished Livestock Hall (previously known at the Sheep building) at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. The original building was built in the mid 80’s and served as an all-purpose building at the showground. The newly refurbished building boasts 2400m2 of indoor space providing us with …

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Celebrations for 2015 Farm Business Award Supreme Champion

Celebrations for 2015 Farm Business Award Supreme Champion

  The society recently held a successful visit to the farm of Martin Jenkins to view his farming enterprise at Boxworth, Cambridgeshire. The occasion was to mark the Jenkins family success in being declared Supreme Champion in the 2014 East of England Agricultural Society Farm Business Awards. A beautiful June evening provided the perfect  backdrop …

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King’s Hedges Pupils excel in Queen Mother’s Handwriting Awards

King’s Hedges Pupils excel in Queen Mother’s Handwriting Awards

 King’s Hedges Pupils Excel in Handwriting Competition   King’s Hedges Educational Federation pupils have proved their success by recently winning first, second and third place in a handwriting competition run by the East of England Agricultural Society.  Pupils were assessed on the neatness and legibility of a short piece of literature, designed to test their …

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Queen Mother’s Handwriting Awards 2015

Queen Mother’s Handwriting Awards 2015

Her Majesty The Queen has kindly consented to the Society continuing with the popular Handwriting Competition to be organised in memory of Her Majesty The Queen Mother. The Results for last year’s Handwriting Awards are available to view online now. Entries for our 2015 competition are also open and the schedule is available to view …

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Goat keeping

Goat keeping

Would you be interested in Goat keeping? Monach Farm in Hilton, Huntingdon will be running a Goat keeping course in early March. For more information, please see the flyer attached!