An annual rural showcase was hailed a “huge success” after thousands enjoyed a weekend of countryside entertainment including dancing diggers, equine sports and dog agility near the Norfolk-Suffolk border.
Enhancing animal welfare, improving broadband and 4G coverage, and investing in productivity research are among the “public goods” which could receive public funding after Brexit, Michael Gove told farmers.
After Ofsted inspectors criticised failures at East Anglia’s main land-based college last summer, its acting principal says her turnaround plan is showing positive signs for the future. Agricultural editor CHRIS HILL reports.
The gale-struck 2018 Lamma farm machinery show was cut short by safety fears – but before the closure, East Anglian manufacturers showed the innovations aiming to help farmers ride out any economic storms ahead. CHRIS HILL reports.
East Anglian farming leaders have welcomed the prime minister’s pledge that Brexit will not lead to a lowering of UK environmental standards – but demanded more clarity on how the government’s green goals will be achieved.
An East Anglian farmer who is a ceremonial bodyguard for the Queen is now also a senior custodian of Her Majesty’s countryside after becoming the president of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).