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Horrells win with Royal Seal!

Horrells win with Royal Seal!

Agricultural Society members and local farming family have this week reigned supreme with a great win at the United Auctions annual Beef Shorthorn Cattle show and sale, held in Stirling. Their win was sealed with Royal approval when Patron of the Beef Shorthorn Cattle Society HRH The Princess Royal congratulated the breeders and stockmen at …

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Vacancy: Agricultural Business Development Manager

Vacancy: Agricultural Business Development Manager

AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – EAST OF ENGLAND AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY Part Time / Full Time An exciting new position at the East of England Agricultural Society, Peterborough. The Role To develop the agricultural content of events on the Showground for Society Members To develop new agricultural initiatives for Members throughout the region To enhance delivery of …

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Members Benefits at LAMMA 2015

Members Benefits at LAMMA 2015

Wednesday 21st – Thursday 22nd January 2015 A DEDICATED MEMBERS’ AREA 07:00-17:00: Wednesday 21st – Thursday 22nd January As a thank you to our members, we invite you to relax and take in the day from your base in the Northampton Suite, which will be open exclusively to members on both days of LAMMA. Tea and …

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New Year’s Honours List Honours Mr David Reynolds with OBE

New Year’s Honours List Honours Mr David Reynolds with OBE

Mr David Reynolds, Camgrain director, was this week awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Member of council and former Chairman Mr Reynolds, received his award for services to Agriculture and the community in the East Midlands.  On behalf of the East of England Agricultural Society, we would like to congratulate Mr Reynolds on …

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Historic Northern Irish wins cap superb East of England Smithfield Festival

Historic Northern Irish wins cap superb East of England Smithfield Festival

  This year’s East of England Smithfield Festival, Peterborough, saw strong competition across both cattle and sheep sections, with a brace of historic Northern Irish wins in both the supreme cattle championship and the Baby Beef championship. Taking the supreme championship, the first time a Northern Irish exhibitor had lifted the top title, were Dermot …

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Honours well spread in youth competitions at East of England Smithfield Festival

Honours well spread in youth competitions at East of England Smithfield Festival

Youngsters from across the UK took the top honours in a brace of competitions for young people at last week’s East of England Smithfield Festival, Peterborough, with winners from England, Scotland and Wales collecting the top tickets. The Young Stockperson of the year finals saw a duo of English winners in the younger age catergory …

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Martin Jenkins Farming triumphs as Supreme Champion in Farm Business Awards

Martin Jenkins Farming triumphs as Supreme Champion in Farm Business Awards

    Martin Jenkins Farming was crowned this year’s Supreme Champion at the Peterborough Dinner on 20th November; the judges were greatly impressed particularly by Mr. Jenkins’ grain plant and storage. After much deliberation, Mr. Jenkins, from Boxworth in Cambridge, was nominated Supreme Champion by the Farm Business Awards Committee, chaired by Robert Barnes, with …

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Tesco comes on board with East of England Kids Country Event

Tesco comes on board with East of England Kids Country Event

The East of England Agricultural Society and The Tesco Eat Happy Project today announced an exciting two year sponsorship deal for the hugely successful Kids Country Food and Farming Day. The Tesco sponsorship will provide both financial support and local resource to make the events for 2015 and 2016 the most exciting and engaging yet. …

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Our Autumn Newsletter Is Ready To Read

Our Autumn Newsletter Is Ready To Read

Our Autumn Newsletter is complete and ready to read online. To open the magazine to full size, please click on the link above titled, “Open Publication”. Alternatively, if you would like a hard copy of the newsletter, please feel free to send a request with your address to info@eastofengland.org.uk. We recognise that as a society …

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Over 53,000 acres judged in just 1 week!!

Over 53,000 acres judged in just 1 week!!

Judging over 53,000 acres of farmland in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire for The East of England Agricultural Society’s annual Farm Business Awards was achieved in just one week by 14 judges. Besides first class farming, prizes were awarded for enterprises as diverse as wedding venues and solar energy farms. Sponsored by Camgrain & Openfield, …

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