A farm conservation organisation is set to celebrate Suffolk’s most outstanding examples of farms which have combined environmental measures with successful crop growing at an annual celebration evening.
The new man at the helm of powerful landowners’ lobby organisation, the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), is an Essex and Cambridgeshire farmer and was a remainer when it came to last year’s bombshell European Union referendum.
More than 60 organisations from the largest equine hospital in Europe to a firm specialising in turning desert into green space will be taking part in Writtle University College’s Careers Fair this month.
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).
Glorious sunshine and the chance to learn about farming livestock, watch racing sheep and daring motorcyclists brought record numbers to one of the country’s longest running agricultural shows this weekend.
Suffolk will be showcasing the best of its local food and drink, countryside crafts and skills and rural businesses as the English National Sheepdog Trials arrive in the county for the first time in their 100-plus years’ history.
An inspirational event bringing together primary school children from all over Essex took place at Writtle University College this week. Sarah Chambers was at Essex Agricultural Association’s 10th Essex Schools Food and Farming Day.