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In the latest of our profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, 17-year-old MIKAYLA-MAE GLOVER talks about the generations of farming heritage which inspired her choice of career.

Intensive “land-efficient” agriculture could be better for the environment than eco-friendly or organic farming, according to East Anglian researchers.

Livestock farmers have been warned to be on their guard against bluetongue after the virus was detected in two cattle imported from France.

A migration report’s suggestion that there should be no explicit inward route for low-skilled labour except for seasonal workers is “missing the point”, claimed farming leaders.

Farmers across East Anglia have noticed a pink tinge in their straw this year – caused by a surplus of potash in cereal stalks after the dry summer.

Norfolk Young Farmers’ Club’s two new press officers said they are excited about the opportunities to promote their organisation during the coming year.

East Anglia’s oilseed rape growers have been asked to submit live samples of cabbage stem flea beetles (CSFB) so the damaging crop pests can be tested for resistance to insecticides.

Norfolk’s rural leaders said many of the county’s concerns about countryside funding and farming profitability remain unanswered in the government’s much-vaunted Agriculture Bill.

With more than one UK farmer a week taking their own life, it’s important to talk about the issue, says CHARLES SMITH, chief executive of the Farming Community Network (FCN)

Rural businesses helping to get people trained and into work across Norfolk and north Suffolk are being urged to bid for a share of a £1.1m funding pot.

A food and farming industry coalition has united to kick-start a new strategy for the UK’s agricultural workforce – aiming to bridge a looming skills gap and make the sector “fit for the future”.

In the latest of our profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, SERENA CARTER explains how a busy barbecue season has made for a hectic first few months as an apprentice butcher.

A rare and historically important early tractor, made in East Anglia in 1920, is expected to fetch up to £35,000 when it goes under the hammer next month.

A £3m new government scheme to help farmers cut ammonia pollution has been welcomed by industry leaders in East Anglia.

Winemakers and grape growers expect to raise a glass to a bumper harvest this month after the hot summer swelled the bounty from their vines.

Farmers, food processors and industry representatives are being asked for their views on the “purpose and priorities” of the levy-funded Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

A major dairy co-operative has proposed paying out its entire 2018 profits to farmers who struggled to feed their animals during the summer drought.

A driving force in promoting food and farming in Norfolk and further afield, Lorna Richardson, has died aged 82.

As part of our regular series of profiles on the region’s Young Farmers’ Club members, LUCY STOWELL reflects on her “amazing” year as Norfolk YFC county chairman.

A “pioneering” conservationist is set to take over the management of the diverse landscapes and wildlife at the 25,000-acre Holkham Estate.

An East Anglian mental health charity has launched a national directory of support groups aiming to help people struggling with the strains of farming and isolated rural life.

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