Chris Hill Agricultural editor email@example.com @ChrisHill75 Royal Norfolk Show 2017: Farming careers spanning an era of change and progress 12:36 Chris Hill The Royal Norfolk Show will highlight the progress of modern agriculture – a journey illustrated through the memories of the county’s longest-serving farm workers. CHRIS HILL reports. Frontier Agriculture set to host open days at Honingham Thorpe trials site 09:13 Chris Hill Arable growers can explore the latest research into crop varieties, protection and nutrition at two pre-harvest open days at a working farm next month. Strategic Potato Farm event will put research into practice at the Elveden Estate 15:00 Chris Hill Farmers are being offered the chance to see how cutting-edge potato research is being put into practice at a major East Anglian agricultural estate. Young Farmers profiles: James Starkings explains the virtues of training and technology 07:58 As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) members, farm worker JAMES STARKINGS explains how he has been getting to grips with new techniques and technologies. Dereham Monitor Farm reveals the full range of farming ideas, from buried underpants to bio-stimulants Yesterday, 19:40 Chris Hill From digging up buried underpants to the application of bio-stimulants and micro-nutrients, the broadest range of new farming ideas was discussed at a showcase Norfolk farm. Himalayan crop disease in the spotlight at NIAB open day at Morley Farms Yesterday, 18:04 Chris Hill Efforts to prevent a Himalayan crop disease from running rampant through East Anglia’s wheat fields was among the issues discussed by researchers at a farm open day. Royal Norfolk Show tribute will remember former chief executive John Purling Yesterday, 14:58 Chris Hill A charismatic driving force behind the success of the Royal Norfolk Show will be remembered with a Grand Ring tribute at next week’s event. New Agriculture Bill in Queen’s Speech is welcomed by farming leaders in East Anglia Wed, 15:52 Chris Hill Farming leaders in East Anglia welcomed the new Agriculture Bill in the Queen’s Speech, hoping it will bring greater focus to efforts to re-structure the food industry after Brexit. Norfolk farmer’s trans-Atlantic trip to explore US agriculture Friday, June 16, 2017 A chance to study farming practices in the USA revealed a few surprises for DAVID JONES, farm manager at Morley Farms near Wymondham, who reports on his fact-finding mission to Virginia and Pennsylvania. Norfolk Young Farmers raise charity cash via tractors, bikes and mountains Friday, June 16, 2017 Frances Roberson A range of inventive challenges has helped Young Farmers’ Clubs across Norfolk to raise money for a host of good causes, writes FRANCES ROBERSON of Norfolk Young Farmers. Cereals 2017: Farm contractors are demanding more from their agreements, says Strutt & Parker Friday, June 16, 2017 Chris Hill Agricultural contractors are seeking higher charges and striking deals which shift the balance of risk back towards the farmer, according to findings presented at the 2017 Cereals show. Cereals 2017: Why trade deals and efficiency investments are top priorities for East Anglia’s farmers Thursday, June 15, 2017 Chris Hill Trade deals and investing in productivity emerged as the key priorities for East Anglian growers during discussions at the region’s annual arable farming showcase. Cereals 2017: Driverless farming robots could work the fields of the future Thursday, June 15, 2017 Chris Hill Swarms of automated farming robots could hold the key to future productivity and workforce concerns, according to one show exhibitor. Cereals 2017: How sheep could help improve East Anglia’s arable farms Thursday, June 15, 2017 Chris Hill Bringing sheep back into the fold within East Anglia’s farming rotations could be a major benefit to the region’s arable growers, according to livestock sector leaders. Cereals 2017: Glyphosate is ‘safer than sausages’, says leading farmer Thursday, June 15, 2017 Chris Hill A debate over whether a controversial weedkiller should be used to speed up the harvest prompted a senior farmer to claim glyphosate is “safer than sausages”. Tailored nutrition can rescue this season’s backward sugar beet, says agronomist Thursday, June 15, 2017 Chris Hill East Anglia’s sugar beet may benefit from extra micro-nutrients this season after an excessively dry spring left many crops stressed during their establishment period. Cereals 2017: Government must end Brexit uncertainty, says National Farmers’ Union president Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Chris Hill The government must end the uncertainty over what Brexit will mean for UK farming and take a “collaborative and consensual” approach to its negotiations, East Anglian farmers were told. East Anglian farmers will see arable innovations at Cereals 2017 show Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Chris Hill Farmers from across East Anglia will converge on a field in Lincolnshire today to join thousands of visitors at a major annual showcase of arable agriculture. £11m sale of Manor Farm Weasenham could attract international interest, says Savills Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Chris Hill The £11m sale of an “extensive and outstanding” Norfolk farm is a rare opportunity which could attract international interest, said property agents. East Anglia’s farming leaders respond to Michael Gove’s appointment as environment secretary Monday, June 12, 2017 Chris Hill Farming leaders said new environment secretary Michael Gove must “understand and articulate” the needs of East Anglia’s agricultural community during a pivotal time for the sector. Open Farm Sunday: Thousands enjoy countryside fun as East Anglian farmers meet the public Sunday, June 11, 2017 Chris Hill The story of how food gets from field to fork was told to thousands of public visitors who donned their wellies to join the farming industry’s biggest open day.