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Remote Sensing SIG: Getting to the Root and Branch of Remote Sensing and Monitoring

Remote Sensing SIG: Getting to the Root and Branch of Remote Sensing and Monitoring

East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE2 6XE 8 October, 2015 This SIG event will explore techniques for sensing and monitoring within the growing medium and in the leafy canopy of growing plants to monitor and maintain crop performance. Keeping a close eye on parameters that influence plant growth, such as moisture and nutrient availability …

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Progressive farmers top the bill at the first East of England Farming Conference

Progressive farmers top the bill at the first East of England Farming Conference

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 of the countries most innovative young farmers who will highlight a wide range of industry opportunities …

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Practical seminar line-up at Smithfield Festival

Practical seminar line-up at Smithfield Festival

Practical advice that can be applied to any farming business is the key theme throughout the seminar line-up at this year’s East of England Smithfield Festival in November. The seminar schedule will include sessions on red meat marketing, breeding management, introducing beef and sheep enterprises to an arable business, animal health planning, as well as …

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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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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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