July 26 2014 Latest news:
The East of England Co-op has opened for entries to its Producer of the Year Awards 2015.
UK sugar beet prices are set to fall significantly in 2015/16 against a backdrop of falling commodity prices and high sugar stock levels.
The future of Norwich Livestock Market has been thrown into doubt following the implementation of tough new parking restrictions by site owner Graham Dacre.
More than 270 arable farmers join HGCA Monitor Farm opening meetings across the country this summer, including 87 at a meeting at Tom Bradshaw’s farm at Fordham, near Colchester.
The Suffolk Show 2014 is over. The Facebook page is still buzzing with activity and happy memories. Twitter is tweeting messages from tradestand holders who are successfully following up business enquiries. Equine and livestock winners have received their prizes and are travelling the country picking up rosettes. The final debriefs with senior stewards are now in minute form and early conversations taking place within the show committee on features and improvements for 2015.
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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