Norfolk farming news

Agri-tech in action

Food firms can capitalise on agri-tech funding opportunities

Food and farming businesses have been urged to take advantage of the huge sums of money available to help translate agricultural technologies into a more efficient and sustainable industry.

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

Obituary: Norwich Livestock Market’s ‘driving force’ David Ball dies after 20-year cancer battle

East Anglia’s livestock community has lost one of its most enthusiastic and indomitable characters, following the death of farmer and auctioneer David Ball at the age of 60.

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Lawrence Mack

Tributes paid to ‘true pioneer of Norfolk turkey industry’

Tributes have been paid to Lawrence Frederick Mack - described as a “true pioneer of the turkey industry” - who has died at the age of 98.

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Great Yarmouth Grain Storage Club at the grain terminal on the Outer Harbour. From left: John Barrett, Matthew Baker, Paul Dowson and Alex Mann.  Picture: James Bass

Record year for wheat exports at Great Yarmouth grain terminal

The huge surplus of East Anglian grain generated by last year’s record harvest is still being shipped to customers – and much of it is heading overseas as part of an innovative new partnership between growers and traders.

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Scenes from the LAMMA 2015 event at the East of England Showground. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Picture Gallery: East Anglian manufacturers showcase their innovations at LAMMA 2015

Farm machinery manufacturers from across East Anglia have been showcasing their new engineering innovations to 40,000 visitors at the LAMMA trade show in Peterborough. Here are just a few of them:

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