An East Anglian dairy farm has invested £500,000 in its pursuit of the perfect cheese – the latest stage of a targeted diversification which has bolstered its profitability and changed the shape of its herd.
Suffolk Show goers will get to see some of the ground-breaking hi-tech work going on in the county – and an insight into what we will be watching in the future – as communications giant BT returns for its second year.
East Anglian cereal farmers are already feeling the chilling effects of Brexit uncertainty and could be crippled by cheap imported grain coupled with hefty export tariffs, a Suffolk cereal farmer fears.
Tough times may be ahead for the farming industry, but farmland is often seen as a safe harbour in uncertain times, East Anglian land agents point out as the farming industry grapples with the fall-out from the current political uncertainty created by the Brexit impasse.
Blakenham Nursery, a glasshouse growing scheme which began just four years ago on the outskirts of Ipswich, is now about to become a reality as the first tomato plants arrive in December 2018, ready to be cultivated and harvested.
Easton and Otley College was dealt a body-blow when Ofsted inspectors rated it ‘inadequate’ for the second year in a row in a hard-hitting report published on November 12, 2018, but the college leadership remains determined to turn it around.