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).

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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