Norfolk farming news

Founder members and committee members of the Norfolk branch of the Institute of Agricultural Secretaries and Administrators (IAgSA), from left, Lindy Cooper, Jessica Mace, chairman Alison Cranmer, Helen Lawson, Christine Minns, and Margaret Vale. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk’s farm secretaries look back over their association’s 40-year history

They are the administrative heart of our agricultural industry – the unsung heros of a changing countryside. But as their Norfolk association marks its 40th anniversary, it’s time to celebrate the pivotal role of farm secretaries.

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Catfield Fen reserve. Warden Richard Mason on the fen.

Picture: James Bass

Farmers being ‘badly let down’ in Catfield Fen saga

Farmers who rely on abstracted water to grow irrigated crops near Catfield Fen are being placed in an almost impossible situation by the licence renewal process, the NFU has claimed.

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Norfolk sugar beet being harvested at Bale. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norfolk’s sugar industry urged to fight back against health claims

A sugar industry expert has urged Norfolk’s beet growers to mount a stronger defence of their end product against claims made by health campaigners.

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NFU President Meurig Raymond.

NFU president Meurig Raymond explains his priorities to Holt Farmers’ Club

National Farmers’ Union president Meurig Raymond explained his lobbying priorities to Norfolk members during a visit to the county this week.

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Pat Graham with the turkeys at Rookery Farm in Thuxton. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Last-minute chance to buy a champion Christmas turkey at Diss Auction Rooms

A last-minute chance to buy a champion turkey for the Christmas dinner table is expected to bring about 300 bidders to a festive annual poultry sale.

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