Norfolk farming news

Norfolk Young Farmer Emily Page completed a four-day trek across the Sahara Desert to raise money for YANA

Norfolk Young Farmer Emily raises £1,500 for YANA charity by trekking across Sahara desert

A Norfolk Young Farmer’s fund-raising trek through the Sahara desert has raised more than £1,500 for a charity which helps agricultural workers cope with depression and stress.

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from left, Stuart Rickards, Environment Agency, Oliver Ingwalking, Groundwork, Tim Briscoe, Buxtons, Glyn Lee, EOE Co-op, Anna Lewis, EA

Buxton Potato Company’s green aims are good as gold

Buxton Potato Company, which supplies Sourced Locally potatoes to the East of England Co-op, has won a gold award from Suffolk Carbon Charter for its green drive to cut carbon emmissions.

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Last year's show

New sponsorship for children’s farming event

The East of England Agricultural Society and Tesco’s Eat Happy Project have announced a two-year sponsorship deal for the Kids Country Food and Farming Day.

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Farming equipment demo by Nicholson's, Stalham Engineering. Left to right, John Concha (JCB), Tony Nicholson (Stalham Engineering), David Nicholson (Stalham Engineering) and Tim Lawrence (McCormick).
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

New tractors showcased by Stalham Engineering

Norfolk farmers got behind the wheel of two new tractors for the first time this week when Stalham Engineering held a ‘ride and drive’ event.

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Craftsman Paul Williams PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

‘Broads can become known for crafts as well as boats’

They must be the Broads’ best kept secret, a group of friends with an eclectic mix of talents from wood carving and jewellery making to lino printing and needle felting.

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