January 26 2015 Latest news:
East Anglia’s livestock community has lost one of its most enthusiastic and indomitable characters, following the death of farmer and auctioneer David Ball at the age of 60.
The pre-16s education system is not being geared up to produce the next generation of land-based professionals, college lecturers have warned.
A German seed company is hoping to put rye on the UK map by encouraging more farmers to grow the versatile crop.
More than 1400 farmers across the country have now registered to take part in the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) second Big Farmland Bird Count, which will take place between February 7 and 15.
A restructuring operation to bring greater efficiency to an East Anglian agricultural business has created a large surplus of farm machinery – which will be sold via an online auction.
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Taste of Game has teamed up with DB Foods and supermarket Aldi to stock oven-ready pheasants under the Brookfield Game brand
The UK’s largest farm machinery show next week is set to include some cutting-edge technology from Suffolk.
Farmland values in and around Suffolk continued to climb during 2014, as unmet demand resulting from relatively low volumes of land coming to the market offset any impact of lower commodity prices on farming incomes.
The deal will mean that the park will be able to feature BBC programmes and characters
More strong financial figures from Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct retail empire are likely to feature strongly in a quieter week for corporate results.