August 1 2014 Latest news:
The majority of farmers remain optimistic about future growth in spite of falling crop prices, a survey has found.
A stalwart of the East Anglian farming community and successful business entrepreneur has died aged 85.
Falling commodity prices have put a dampener on high hopes for this year’s harvest in East Anglia.
The war of words intensified this week between the directors of Norwich Livestock Market and site owner Graham Dacre.
After several weeks of warm weather, the crops are ripe for the picking and farmers are hard at work acorss the region.
Farming is a major industry in East Anglia, with agricultural issues impacting on the lives of residents right across the region.
Agricultural correspondent Sarah Chambers is here to highlight rural campaigns, food issues and farming updates.
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Neil Lanham, 76, is a retired auctioneer who has been fascinated all his life by the folk traditions and colourful metaphorical language of his native Suffolk.
His interest has led to a unique collection of recordings and DVDs which provide a window onto a vanishing world, as SARAH CHAMBERS found out.
Every year, Mark Donsworth, chairman of the Framlingham Livestock Association, repeats a ritual.
Talented dogs will be showing off their skills at a growing annual country show.
For nearly 40 years, farmer David Tydeman of Stonham Aspal has been hosting annual school visits from Needham Market Middle School after joining an initiative started by the East Anglian Daily Times in the 1970s to help children learn about where their food comes from. This term, that tradition comes to an end with the phasing out of the county’s middle schools. SARAH CHAMBERS paid him a visit.
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