December 20 2014 Latest news:
The gender balance is shifting within the agri-sector with more women stepping into leading roles, according to National Farmers’ Union deputy president Minette Batters.
Mr Watchorn, from Earsham, near Bungay, who runs a 600-sow outdoor breed-to-finish unit, has been involved in the industry for the last 20 years and is also a director of Thames Valley Cambac.
The bodies of two partially burnt horses were discovered with gun shot wounds in Kings Forest, near Bury St Edmunds, on Sunday.
Family-owned Suffolk company Marybelle, based at Walpole, near Halesworth, has taken another step towards its goal of becoming one of Britain’s leading dairy brands.
A Suffolk pig producer has been named Young Farmer of the Year at an awards ceremony staged at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster.
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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.
Over the past 10 years, Nicola Currie, eastern regional director at the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), has been a major figure in the region’s rural affairs, lobbying locally and nationally on issues important to her members, and helping them with their businesses. This week, she announced her intention to step down in December. She spoke to SARAH CHAMBERS about her decision, and about a very packed decade.
Bosses at Norwich International Airport said a partnership with travel operator Thomson Holidays was beginning to deliver its objectives of more routes and greater frequency of flights.
Tom Bradshaw’s farm at Fordham, near Colchester, was one of the first wave of HGCA Monitor Farms launched across the country as part of a move towards a farmer-led approach to improving businesses from the ground up. SARAH CHAMBERS went along to the event in June.