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Yield Enhancement Network

Yield Enhancement Network

Why were yields high in 2015? Were you lucky? .. clever? .. or both?! How can yields be enhanced further in 2016 and 2017? Let’s find some answers! With the support of AHDB and the East of England Agricultural Society, the Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) are pleased to announce that they will be holding a series …

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AHDB Professional Manager Development Scheme 2016/ 2017

AHDB Professional Manager Development Scheme 2016/ 2017

We have just received information about the  AHDB Professional Manager Development Scheme for 2016/ 2017 Applications are now open (closing date 15th February 2016) for the next professional managers development scheme, which starts in April. The scheme focusses on staff management and is ILM accredited at level 3 (subject to the participants completing the relevant work). …

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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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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