An arable farmer who is part of a benchmarking scheme says he is planning to take a break from growing oilseed rape (OSR) because it is no longer profit-making and because of problems with weeds and pests.
Enabling modern high performing winter wheat varieties to reach their genetic potential was one of the themes running through trials on display at this year’s Cambridge Arable Technologies (CAT) open day at the Rosalie Field Station near Newmarket.
Since its first pines were planted in the 1920s, Thetford Forest has become a significant part of the East Anglian landscape. Now an oral history project aims to preserve the stories of those who helped it to grow.
The CLA is giving some of the county’s best local food and drink producers the opportunity to showcase their talents at this month’s Suffolk Show, as part of a drive to get more people to support local businesses, writes Martin Betts of CLA East.