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An East Anglian farmer has hit out at his MP for ‘failing’ to hold a meeting to discuss the implications of Brexit with his constituents.

An East Anglian retail chain expressed delight after scooping a prestigious industry award for an anti-food waste initiative launched in its stores.

The majority of business leaders in East Anglia and the Midlands would welcome a second referendum on Brexit, a survey suggests.

Poultry and pig farms across Suffolk and Norfolk could be hit as animal feed firm workers gear up for possible strike action in the run-up to Christmas, union leaders have warned.

East Anglian farmers and land managers should start preparing their budgets without the direct payment element in order to ready themselves for life post-Brexit, land agents advise following the publication of the government’s much-anticipated and environment-heavy Agriculture Bill this month.

A bovine TB test developed by a Suffolk firm looks set to be a game-changer in the battle against a disease which has plagued livestock herds all over the world and shows little sign of abating.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to play a key role in improving productivity in East Anglian farming as the region fosters improved trade links with countries such as China, delegates at a House of Lords event heard.

Suffolk brewer appoints new boss

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Suffolk brewery St Peter’s has appointed a new managing director.

A Suffolk dairy farmer said he was “really chuffed” after his cheese-making story provided the inspiration for a plot in the popular BBC Radio 4 soap, The Archers.

A group of Dutch buyers is set to get a VIP welcome at an East Anglian food and drink showcase as the region strives to encourage more trade with the Netherlands.

Profits have soared at the Suffolk parent company of a family-run duck and specialist meat firm - despite tough trading conditions in the industry as a whole.

An East Anglian pig farmer has called for a cull of wild pigs to help defend the UK herd against a devastating disease which has broken out in continental Europe.

UK pig farmers are being warned to be on the alert following an “extremely concerning” outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in wild boar in Belgium.

UK farming was standing at the threshold of a new era this week as the government unveiled its Agriculture Bill, the structure that will underpin the sector’s future after Brexit.

One of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK, which is based across Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, is up for sale for the first time in its 100-year history.

British Sugar has reached agreement with the National Farmers’ Union over the 2019 sugar beet contract following protracted talks.

Easton and Otley College students returned short of a medal but with their heads held high after taking part in a farming ‘Olympics’ in Portugal.

A food assurance scheme is beefing up its farm inspection regime as it launches a TV advertising campaign to help raise its profile.

The head of a Suffolk brewery is set to step down after presiding over a remarkable turnaround.

When turnaround expert Steve Magnall joined Suffolk brewery St Peter’s in 2015, the business was going through a tough time.

East Anglian farmers “will be gainers” from a new era for subsidy payments, the government pledged as it prepared to unveil its much-anticipated Agriculture Bill.

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