Norfolk farming news

reprofiled dyke and new bund

Photo gallery: Hickling’s magical waterland

Reserve warden John Blackburn gazes over the rippling water which has attracted two little egrets with satisfaction.

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Sugar beet harvesting has taken place at Manor Farm in Bale. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Farmers told sugar beet price
is ‘fair in the circumstances’

Farmers facing a 24pc drop in the price of sugar beet for the 2015/16 campaign are being told that it is “fair in the circumstances”.

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Michael Portillo, left, with Norwich Livestock Market operations director, David Ball, during filming for a TV series. Picture: Denise Bradley

City’s livestock market row 
is heating up

The war of words intensified this week between the directors of Norwich Livestock Market and site owner Graham Dacre.

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David Missen

New positive mood in farming

The results of a new survey show farmers in East Anglia are looking to the future with optimism and planning for growth.

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Baling up the straw on a hot summer July evening near Brundall.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Sun shines on harvest - but prices are the black cloud

The message from Norfolk farmers is “so far so good” as sunny weather has helped make it a smooth start to the harvest.

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