As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, HARRIET JOHNSON talks about her career journey from the family farm to training for management at malt producer Muntons.
Teaching children about food can bring long-term benefits to the farming industry which produces it – but one Norfolk school seeks to prove it can have a much wider impact on education too. CHRIS HILL reports.
A scheme set up to streamline the harvest and haulage of East Anglia’s sugar beet crop has been criticised over the transparency of its tendering process – which smaller contractors fear could affect their ability to either join or compete with it.
After years of traditional ploughing, a farm near the Norfolk-Suffolk border is trying a radical new “low disturbance” approach to cultivation in a bid to beat a persistent black-grass problem. CHRIS HILL reports.
Ministers want to make public funding dependant on delivering “public goods” – something which many East Anglian farmers are already proudly achieving by going above and beyond their agri-environment agreements. Chris Hill reports.