Chris Hill Agricultural editor firstname.lastname@example.org @ChrisHill75 Teen cattle farmer is winning international plaudits for his Aberdeen Angus herd Friday, August 18, 2017 Chris Hill With a ruthless competitive streak, an eye for a winner and a determined work ethic, a Norfolk cattle breeder is stockpiling trophies and attracting international attention – all at the age of 16. Gallery: IWitness images capture the drama of East Anglia’s harvest Friday, August 18, 2017 Chris Hill The annual summer spectacle of the harvest has provided fertile ground for East Anglia’s photographers – as this collection of pictures from EDP readers proves. Ingworth Trosh will revive farming bygones Friday, August 18, 2017 Chris Hill A popular annual celebration of bygone farming techniques and machinery will return to north Norfolk next month. Weak pound is driving overseas demand for second-hand farm machinery, say auctioneers at Brown and Co Thursday, August 17, 2017 Chris Hill Overseas buyers are expected to maintain a keen interest in second-hand UK farm machinery this autumn, due to the continued weakness of the pound. Riverfly Census reveals continued pollution concerns for River Wensum Thursday, August 17, 2017 Chris Hill Conservation efforts have so far failed to improve pollution levels on the River Wensum, according to an updated survey of riverflies – regarded as a key indicator of river health. Farmers risk pollution and fines unless they check silage clamps for leaks, says insurer Lycetts Monday, August 14, 2017 Chris Hill Farmers risk hefty fines unless they check their silage clamps to ensure toxic run-off is not polluting East Anglia’s waterways, warned an agricultural insurance expert. Risk of depression and suicide high for those in farming Monday, August 14, 2017 A life on the land brings particular pressures for those working in isolated rural surroundings, says JO HOEY of farming’s mental health charity YANA (You Are Not Alone). Highland cattle are grazing a trail for wildlife at Whitwell Common Saturday, August 12, 2017 Chris Hill The arrival of Highland cattle on a little-known Norfolk nature reserve marks the culmination of a conservation ambition which began more than 20 years ago. Norfolk farm contractor expects earliest harvest completion on record Friday, August 11, 2017 Chris Hill Despite the topsy-turvy summer weather, a Norfolk farm business is expecting to make the earliest-ever finish to its cereals harvest – having already claimed a record yield for its winter barley. Could Basic Payment Scheme ‘greening’ rules mean fewer peas are planted in East Anglia? Friday, August 11, 2017 Chris Hill East Anglian farmers will need to think twice before using peas and beans to fulfil their ecological responsibilities, following changes to the “greening” criteria for subsidy payments. Wayland Show 2017: Lincoln Red heifer wins Champion of Champions prize Friday, August 11, 2017 Chris Hill A Norfolk farming couple said they were “overwhelmed” to have won the Wayland Show’s top livestock trophy for the second time. Wayland Show 2017: Award joy for determined Young Achiever Friday, August 11, 2017 Chris Hill A commitment to diversification and self-improvement has earned a young livestock farmer an industry accolade at this year’s Wayland Show. Small family farms could be lost by 2050, warns CPRE report Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Chris Hill Small family farms could be lost from the East Anglian countryside by 2050 unless post-Brexit policies protect the diversity of our landscape, warns a new report. Bird flu confirmed in wild swan in the Norfolk Broads Monday, August 7, 2017 Chris Hill A wild swan has tested positive for bird flu in the Norfolk Broads – prompting renewed warnings for poultry keepers to be on their guard against the disease. 2017 Wayland Show will mix rural tradition with fun entertainment Sunday, August 6, 2017 Chris Hill One of the country’s longest-running agricultural shows will welcome thousands of visitors to Watton today – promising a modern twist to the traditional rural showcase. How the public can help farmers and Natural England to preserve rare arable flowers Saturday, August 5, 2017 Chris Hill East Anglia’s farmers are starting to play a crucial role in preserving scarce species of arable flowers – and now conservationists have asked for the public’s help too. East Anglian barley is heading to Spain in first major export shipment of the harvest Friday, August 4, 2017 Chris Hill The first major grain export of the season is being loaded at Great Yarmouth port, while East Anglia’s farmers hope for better weather to allow them to complete the rest of their harvest. 10,000 homes to trial Fresh Pod innovation to reduce food waste Friday, August 4, 2017 Chris Hill Thousands of East Anglian households will be asked to test a Norfolk-made food preservation device as part of a £30,000 waste reduction trial. East Anglian farms will test efficiency of energy plant by-products as organic fertilisers Friday, August 4, 2017 Chris Hill A consortium of six East Anglian farmers will undertake field trials to assess the optimum use of organic fertilisers, generated as by-products from anaerobic digestion (AD) energy plants. Evocative old photos reveal the Wayland Show in bygone centuries Friday, August 4, 2017 Chris Hill As the Wayland Show prepares to welcome thousands of visitors to Watton on Sunday, an extraordinary archive of old photos and documents has emerged which reveals how people enjoyed the show in bygone centuries. Young Farmers profiles: 18-year-old Milly Scarborough-Taylor explains why she loves rearing game birds Thursday, August 3, 2017 As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) members, MILLY SCARBOROUGH-TAYLOR explains the process of rearing game birds.