October 25 2014 Latest news:
Kerry Addison, partner at Barker Gotelee Solicitors, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich, says preparation is crucial when embarking on a development land deal.
Farmers from Hampshire were full of praise for Suffolk’s agricultural sector at a celebration of the county’s and region’s farm businesses on Thursday.
The availability of British foods could be drastically reduced because of growing restrictions on the use of certain chemicals to control weeds, disease and pests, a controversial report has warned.
A fruit and flower farm which blossomed into a nursery school, retail outlet, fencing company and contract hire swimming pool was the pick of the bunch at a regional awards event celebrating East Anglia’s top diversification projects last night.
A livestock farmer who turned his life around to run his own conservation grazing herds of sheep and cattle will be among the contestants battling it out at a national farming awards event tonight.
Farming is a major industry in East Anglia, with agricultural issues impacting on the lives of residents right across the region.
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Stories about cats stuck up trees are often mocked as the mainstay of local journalism – so it turns out we’ve been neglecting our trade in recent years.
Environment secretary Liz Truss has come under fire after hitting out at large-scale solar farms.
Jonathan Agar joined Ipswich-based law firm Birketts as chief executive in 2013 in its 150th anniversary year. Sarah Chambers caught up with him to get his thoughts after a year at the helm.
Agri-Tech Week 2014 aims to show how farming, science and technology can combine to improve production and competitiveness.
Suffolk County Council this year announced a shake-up of its county farms. Now it is launching a support package for potential applicants seeking tenancies on the County Farms Estate. SARAH CHAMBERS spoke to councillor James Finch, who has been leading the initiative.